Tomato Daniyala Rasam

Rasam,is part of traditional meal of South India which is taken as second course in a south Indian meal. It helps in digestion of food. Normally it is prepared with tamarind. Here is a simple recipe with slight variation replacing tamarind with tomato by adding coriander powder.

Ingredients :

Tomatoes : 4
Coriander seeds : 2 table spoons
Green chillies : 2
Coriander leaves : few
Garlic pods : 4
Ginger : 1 inch piece
Turmeric powder : 1 tea spoon
Red chillies : 2
Curry leaves : few
Mustard seeds : 1 tea spoon
Cumin seeds : 1 tea spoon
Salt to taste
Oil : 3 tea spoons

Method :

Grind tomatoes into smooth paste and keep aside.
Grind coriander seeds, garlic and ginger into fine powder.
Take a Vessel, add tomato paste,1 1/2 cup of water, salt, green chillies, coriander leaves and turmeric powder, boil the mixture for 2 minutes on low flame.
Now add coriander, garlic and ginger powder into above mixture and let boil for 5 minutes  on low flame.
Heat oil in a pan add Red chillies, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and curry leaves fry till mustard seeds starts splitting. Pour the above mixture.
Serve hot with Rice.


  1. Comforting food, my all time favourite.

  2. lovely sip,this rasam is so soothing while it is raining outside...will try this yummy recipe out soon,thanks for sharing :-)

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  4. Tasty comforting traditional rasam.Love it


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