Rasm is a quick and healthy Indian soup made with a mild yellow lentil broth and tangy tomatoes with freshly ground black pepper,cumin and fragrant cilantro.This spicy and tangy clear soup is great to ward off cold and flue.
Rasam is an unavoidable principal dish in South Indian cuisine.There are many regional varieties but some ingredients are common like black pepper,cumin,coriander seeds and cilantro.Rasam is also known as Saar,Saarru,Chaaru and pulusu in other languages.
this distinct flavored soup is basically immune boosting and it has great healing powers.In Sanskrit rasam means essence.its very good for digestion .Rasam also helps to clear sinus.
Rasam is an ultimate comfort food for many South Indians.We Malayalis always like simple meals like rice,rasam,mezhukkupurati and pappadam.
this is a perfect soup for cold and flu seasons. warm rasam is a perfect way to end the meals.so here is the recipe .take a tumbler ladle some rasam and enjoy it.
please check video recipe here:-South Indian Rasam
note:-Adjust chili and tamarind based on your preference.i always add more coriander leaves and I prefer adding tomatoes at the end.