Garlic Rasam

This simple rasam is made with garlic and served hot with rice.

Garlic Rasam

Recipe by S Kamala
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Course: Rasam/CharuCuisine: Indian, TamilDifficulty: Easy


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This simple rasam is made with garlic and served hot with rice.


  • Tomato – 2 Nos

  • Tamarind – A big gooseberry size

  • Garlic flakes – 4 to 5 Nos (Medium size)

  • Turmeric Power – 1/4 teaspoon

  • Red Chillies – 2 Nos

  • Coriander Seeds – 1 teaspoon

  • Black Pepper – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin (Jeeragam) – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil – 1 teaspoon

  • Mustard – 1/2 teaspoon

  • Curry Leaves – few

  • Coriander Leaves – few

  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste


  • Boil two cups of water and then add a whole tomato in it.
  • Cook on medium flame for five minutes or till soft. Switch off the flame and cool it.
  • When it is warm enough to handle, mash it and extract the juice. Strain the tomato juice and keep aside.
  • Soak Tamarind in a cup of water and extract the juice.
  • Grind pepper, jeera, red chillies and coriander seeds coarsely.
  • Crush garlic flakes.
  • In a thick pan add the tomato puree, tamarind extract, turmeric powder, ground powder, crushed garlic flakes and salt. Bring to boil.
  • When it starts boiling, season it with mustard and curry leaves.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with rice.

One Comment

  1. B.Krishnamurthy (AGE 82 )

    Please post the method for preparing following type of Rasam.
    1.Milagu (Pepper) Rasam
    2.Jeera (Cumin seeds) Rasam
    3.Kandan thippli Rasam
    Thank You,

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