Tomato Rasam | Rasam without toor dal | Rasam recipes

Tomato Rasam / Saru is quick and easy to make with no lentils or dals. It needs very few ingredients yet results in a delicious rasam. This can be consumed as a soup or with rice. This is garlic-free version, but if you like, you can add a clove of garlic while you grind. Rasam or saaru is basically south Indian tomato soup, best during winter days. Try this easy Tomato saaru and  I am sure you love it.

Try this Mysore Rasam , Mung dal rasam and more rasams like jeera pepper, buttermilk rasam ..
Easy tomato rasam recipe with detailed video instruction


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  1. Grind tomatoes, ginger, salt, coconut, rasam powder, and tamarind (if using) to a fine paste.
  2. Add water if necessary.
  3. Transfer this ground paste to a medium size pan, add water and curry leaves. If using jaggery, add it now.
  4. Boil this on a medium-low heat for 6 to 8 minutes or until you get a beautiful froth on the top of the rasam.
  5. Now turn off the heat and garnish with chopped cilantro.
Prepare the seasoning:
  1. Heat the ghee in a ladle on a medium heat.
  2. Once the ghee is hot enough, add hing, mustard seeds.
  3. When the mustard seeds pops add jeera and let it pop.
  4. Turn off the heat and add this seasoning to the rasam