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Easy Rasam recipe kerala style
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Kerala style tomato rasam recipe

Easy Rasam recipe Kerala style
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Kerala cuisine
Keyword: kerala rasam, rasam recipe
Servings: 4 servings
Author: Jinoo Jayakrishnan
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  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  • 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  • 1 spring curry leaves
  • 2 no red chilli
  • 2 medium tomatoes - chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic - crushed
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tbsp grated coconut
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/4 tbsp pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp tamarind water
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 pinch asafoetida
  • salt to taste


  • heat coconut oil and crackle mustard seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and then add curry leaves and red chillies. 
  • when the curry leaves turn crisp, add tomatoes chopped, turmeric powder, and crushed garlic, 
  • fry till tomatoes are mushy. 
  • add coconut grated, coriander powder and pepper powder. 
  • fry for half a minute. 
  • furthermore, add tamarind extract and water. season with salt and a pinch asafoetida. 
  • mix well and let it come to a rolling boil. 
  • switch off and close immediately. serve hot with rice and stir fry.