Friday, November 27, 2015


Tomato                              - 3 , medium sized
Tamarind water                - small lemon sized ( soaked in water)
Turmeric powder              - half tsp
Pepper powder                  - 2 tsp
Cumin seed powder           - 2 tsp
Dried red chilly                 - 1, big sized
Garlic                                - 10 cloves, small
Curry leaves
Coriander leaves
Mustard seed
Coconut oil


  • Crush pepper powder, dried red chilli, cumin seed powder, garlic cloves and curry leaves using the small jar of mixer grinder. Transfer it to  a bowl.
  • Now puree the tomato to fine paste , transfer to a separate bowl and mix it with the tamarind  water .Add salt and turmeric powder to it and mix well.
  • Then add the above crushed ingredients to this and add coriander leaves.
  • Heat a vessel with coconut oil and splutter mustard seed.When done add finely chopped shallots and saute it. 
  • Now pour the above prepared ingredients along with 2 cups of water.
  • Mix well and  when it starts bubbling , make the flame to medium low and cook for 5 minutes .
  • Do not boil RASAM more , as it will loose its flavor.
  • Remove from flame.
  • Thakkkaali / Tomato rasam is ready to serve!!!!!

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