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This rasam or soup will be the best remedy for severe cold and cough .


Tomato - 1 big ripen
Ginger - a small lemon piece
Garlic cloves - 4
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Pepper and Jeera powder - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Red chillies - 2
Curry , Coriander and Mint leaves - few
Mustard and Methi seeds -  1 tsp


1) Well crush the ripen tomato with little water and keep aside.
2) Heat oil in a pan . Once hot , addd mustard and methi seeds with red chillies .
3) When it splutters , add crushed garlic and ginger .
4) Then , add tomato to it with little water and all the spices.
5) Cook in slow flame , covered with a lid .
6) When it starts boiling , stir it continuously for 2 minutes in slow flame.
7) Before removing from the flame, add herbs and asafoetida.
8) Finally , add salt to it and mix it well .

Serve hot with Rice . Linking it with Tamizhar samayal Tuesday event.


Asiya Omar said…
Super rasam.shh...
Rafeeda AR said…
oh wow... lovely rasam...
Unknown said…
Very refershing and flavorful rasam.
Nava K said…
Lovely rasam and its a must try. We simply rasam to the highest degree and this version will be loved too.
Super comfort healthy rasam.
Super comfort healthy rasam.
Unknown said…
Perfect soup for cold weather...
Unknown said…
Ginger rasam looks fantastic :) Very suitable to our Hyderabadi climate, I presume :)
such a wonderfully healthy winter warmer. love it.
Unknown said…
I love ginger rasam.. Perfect for winter..
Sangeetha Priya said…
love the ginger flavor in rasam, perfect soup for winter na :-)
I just made it today.. comforting soup
Unknown said…
Rasam looks so spicy and good.

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Red Chillies - 25 gms
Coriander seeds - 15 gms
Cumin seeds - 10 gms
Black Pepper- 10 gms
Biriyani Leaf- 3
Cloves - 10 gms
Dried and fried Garlic cloves - 10 nos
Cinnamon sticks - few
Staranise - few
Dried Mint - 5 tsps
Kasthuri Methi - few 
Mustard - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 5 gms
Kuskus - 1 tsp


1) Dry fry them one by one and grind them to a fine powder with sufficient salt.
2) Store them in an air tight container.

Linking it up with Nabintha's Home made Spices event.