Vegan Tomato Rasam Recipe | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Tomato Rasam Recipe

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Vegan Tomato Rasam Recipe
Chef Jade_VEGAN TOMATO RASAM

VEGAN TOMATO RASAM

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

  • Saucepan
  • Skillet or tadka pan
  • Mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons

Ingredients
  

  • 4 tomatoes chopped
  • 2 green chilies slit lengthwise
  • 1- inch piece of ginger grated
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 tsp of black mustard seeds
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp of black pepper powder
  • 1/4 cup of tamarind pulp
  • A small handful of fresh curry leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp of oil
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a saucepan, add the chopped tomatoes, green chilies, grated ginger, minced garlic, turmeric powder, and black pepper powder.
  • Add 2 cups of water to the saucepan and bring it to a boil. Let it simmer for about 10-12 minutes until the tomatoes are soft and well-cooked.
  • In the meantime, prepare the tempering. In a skillet or tadka pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  • Add black mustard seeds and let them splutter. Add cumin seeds and curry leaves and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Pour the tempering into the simmering tomato mixture and mix well.
  • Add tamarind pulp and salt to taste. Let it simmer for another 5-7 minutes to allow the flavors to blend.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot as a soup or with rice.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 50 | Total Fat: 2g | Total Carbohydrates: 8g | Dietary Fiber: 2g | Protein: 1g
 

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