26 comments on “Thakkali Rasam/Tomato Rasam

  1. I saw this recipe in Asianet’s show “Adukkala”… I was little confused abt the cumin…. Anyway thanks 4 the recipe

  2. Yum…now you have given me the menu for dinner tonight….tomato rasam and hot rice with ghee and papad and some poriyal…wow

  3. I have a rasam in draft too..looks yum da..I add rasam powder tho..looks so good,enikku veruthe kudikkana ishtam.:D

  4. I read ur rasma recipe very carefully…it completely opposite to how I make it. Sometimes I\’m not very happy abt the way it turns out…so I\’m gonna try this one out :-)

  5. Grilled Eggplant Sandwich

    Ingredients –

    Eggplant:
    4 teaspoons Olive Oil
    1 clove Garlic, finely chopped
    1 1/2 teaspoons chopped, Fresh Basil
    Salt, to taste
    Fresh Ground Black Pepper
    2 small Eggplants
    Sandwiches:
    1/2 cup Cream Cheese, Low-Fat Whipped, or Goat Cheese
    4 pieces Focaccia or other good quality bread, sliced in half, lengthwise
    2/3 cup Spinach, washed and dried
    4 slices Tomato

    Preparation:

    Eggplant:
    Preheat grill to medium heat.

    Add olive oil, garlic, salt, and fresh ground pepper and ½ teaspoon fresh chopped basil to small bowl. Stir to combine.

    Brush both sides of eggplant slices with olive oil mixture.

    Grill eggplant over direct heat, 3 minutes per side.

    Sandwiches:
    Mix cream cheese, 1-tablespoon fresh chopped basil, salt, and fresh ground pepper in small bowl.

    Spread 4 halves of focaccia bread with cheese mixture.

    Top with spinach, slice of tomato and focaccia bread slice.

  6. Bran Muffins

    ¾ c. bran
    ½ c. oat bran
    ¾ c. buttermilk
    1/3 c. canola oil
    3 ripe mashed bananas (approx. 1 cup)
    4 large egg whites
    ½ c. raisins
    1 c. sifted flour
    1 tsp. baking powder
    ½ tsp. soda
    ½ tsp. salt
    In large bowl, mix together bran, oat bran and buttermilk. Add oil, bananas, egg whites, and raisins. Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt and add to batter. Carefully stir just until flour mixture is incorporated. Batter will be lumpy. Fill 18 paper lined muffin cups about 2/3 full. Bake in 400 degree oven for 20-25 minutes.

  7. I AM A REGULAR WATCHER OF YOUR SHOW,I LIKE IT VERY MUCH,ESPECIALLY PARVATI’S SIMPLE AND EASY RECIPIES I HAVE TRIED ALL HER RECIPIES.I HOPE YOU BRING OUT MORE GREAT RECIPIES.WISHING PARVATI A VERY HAPPY MARRIED LIFE.
    I AM A GREAT GREAT FAN OF YOUR FATHER.I LOVE HIM VERY MUCH, PLEASE CONVEY MY MESSAGE TO HIM.THANKS

  8. Looks wonderful. I made something very similar last summer for a happy hour and it was very well received.I have a cooking recipe site as well and Id like to exchange links with you. Let me know if this is possible. Thanks.

  9. I treid the Rasam and it was excellent a combination of Smell, taste and look were awsum and have no other words to say. Thank you so much.

  10. veena,
    i tried the tomato rasam without the coriander leaves (i didn’t had stock at home)…i’ve put a picture in my blog..
    Deepa

  11. Really good!
    thx for the recipe – looking forward to find some others round here
    have a nice day
    greetings from Vienna

  12. Veena your Tomato Rasam was a super hit……1st time in my life my rasam came out so well!!!!!!!!!!Thank you so much….

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