Rasam is a comfort food for me. There are many varieties of rasam. Generally, rasam is simple to make. And this tomato rasam is the simplest one. It’s very light, healthy, therapeutic and yummy too:) It’s my son’s favourite.
Hope you all will enjoy too:)
Tomatoes- 6 medium size
Green chillies- 2
Ginger- 2 inches
Garlic – 4-5 cloves
Turmeric powder- 1/4th tsp
Rasam powder- 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Melted ghee- 1 tsp
Mustard- 1 tsp
Hing- 1/8th tsp
Chopped coriander leaves- 1 tbsp
Wash and chop tomatoes and green chillies.
Peel garlic. Peel, wash and chop ginger.
In a blender add all the chopped vegetables, salt to taste, turmeric powder and rasam powder. Add one cup of water and blend to a smooth purée.
Strain. Add one more of cup of water and let it boil well for 10 mins on a medium flame. Check the seasoning and consistency of the rasam. Add more water if required.
If more water is added, let it simmer for few more mins.
Heat ghee in a pan. Add mustard. When it starts spluttering, add jeera and hing. Pour the tempering over the rasam, garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice drizzled with little melted ghee. This can be served as a soup too:)