Spicy Tomato Rasam ( Microwave Recipe)

Spicy Tomato Rasam  ( Microwave Recipe)

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With coriander and peppercorns playing a high note, the customary soup of southern india is a hot favourite world over. It can be had as a comforting soup by itself, or mixed with rice.

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Spicy Tomato Rasam ( Microwave Recipe) recipe - How to make Spicy Tomato Rasam ( Microwave Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     4Makes 4 servings
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For The Masala Powder
1/2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
3/4 tsp coriander (dhania) seeds
4 whole peppercorns (kalimirch)

Other Ingredients
5 medium sized tomatoes
1 1/2 tbsp tamarind (imli) water
a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi)
1/4 tsp chilli powder
1/4 tsp asafoetida (hing)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
1/2 tbsp chopped coriander (dhania)

For the masala powder

    For the masala powder
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  2. Cool slightly and crush to make a coarse powder using a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta).

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Clean and cut the tomatoes in 2 halves, place them in a big-sized microwave-safe bowl along with ¼ cup of water and microwave on high for 5 minutes.
  2. Remove from the microwave and de-skin the tomatoes, making sure that you do not discard the water separated from the tomatoes.
  3. Place the de-skinned tomatoes in the same microwave-safe bowl and mash them using the back of a spoon.
  4. Add the prepared masala powder and all the remaining ingredients, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes.
  5. Add 2 cups of hot boiling water and blend using a hand blender till the tomatoes are lightly crushed.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.


Cooked Rice 
Medu Vada ( South Indian Recipe) 

Nutrient values per serving
Energy20 cal
Protein0.9 g
Carbohydrates3.6 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat0.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A351 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.4 mg
Vitamin C27 mg
Folic Acid30 mcg
Calcium48 mg
Iron0.6 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium12.9 mg
Potassium146 mg
Zinc0 mg

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