Tamil Nadu Garlic Rasam

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Tamil Nadu Garlic Rasam

Quick and easy rasam without dal and tamarind
Prep Time 30 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Cuisine Tamil
Servings 3 people



  • Grind together garlic, cumin seeds, turmeric powder, peppercorns, dry chillies, asafoetida and salt to a not so fine paste, yet not too coarse.
  • Chop tomatoes and mash them well with half a cup of warm / hot water.
  • :- Wash your hand well and mash them.
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard, followed by curry leaves.
  • Add the ground mixture to it and saute it until the smell of raw garlic leaves the mix for about a minute.
  • Add mashed tomatoes and saute for another minute or two.
  • Add required quantity of water and bring it to boil.
  • :- DO NOT ALLOW any type of rasam boil for too long.
  • Turn the heat off just as it forms froth on the sides of the vessel.
  • Taste it before serving with hot rice to ensure it has sufficient salt.
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Response (2)
  1. s
    subhra October 1, 2011

    It tastes good.

  2. R
    Rajeev September 23, 2011

    This Rasam without toor daal is very good for health.

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