Rasam, Kadakk - Andhra style!

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 53.9
  • Total Fat: 1.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 49.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 1.6 g
  • Protein: 2.1 g

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Andhra style, rasm to get rid of that cold or sinus infection. Andhra style, rasm to get rid of that cold or sinus infection.
Number of Servings: 5


    Contadina Tomato paste, 4 tbsp
    Red Ripe Tomatoes, vine ripened -1 medium or 2 small tomatoes, (cut in quarters and then, halved again to 8 pieces)
    Rasam Powder, 2 tbsp from Indian grocery stores. (If unavailable, use sambar powder)
    *Hot green Chili Peppers, 2 peppers halved
    Onions, raw, 8-10 slice, thin

    Onions, raw, 1 tbsp chopped
    Green hot chilli peppers 2 chopped fine.
    Garlic, 1 clove
    Mustard seeds, 1 tsp
    Asafoetida / Hing powder, 0.5 tsp
    Fresh curry leaves 1 spri of 10 leaved, chopped
    Olive Oil, .5 tbsp
    Cane sugar or jaggery or *Splenda, .5 tsp
    Salt, .to taste

    Clarified butter, 1 tsp
    Fresh coriander leaves 1/4 cup chopped


Take the first 5 ingredients, mix with 5 cups of water and bring to a boil. Let cook another 5 minutes on medium heat. Add splenda or sugar and salt to taste.

Season by heating olive oil, add garlic first until fragrant, add chopped onions, brown, drop in the mustard seeds and listen to them pop, drop finely chopped green chilli peppers and fresh curry leaves, finally, the asafoetida powder and pour over the hot rasam.

Garnish with fresh coriander leaves and a tsp of clarified butter or ghee. Serve hot in a mug on a cold wintry day to drink or serve over rice or Medu vadas, Idlies, Masala vada, etc. Yum!

Number of Servings: 5

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