Thakkali Rasam (Indian Tomato soup)

Thakkali Rasam (Indian Tomato soup)

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Servings: 4
Calories: 84


  • 4 Tomatoes large, chopped
  • 1 tbsp Red gram arhar daf, soaked for 5 minutes
  • Salt to taste
  • 4 Green chillies
  • 1 tsp Ginger adrak, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric haldi powder
  • 24 floz Water
  • 1 tbsp Green coriander hara dhaniya, chopped

for the tempering:

  • 2 tsp Ghee
  • 3/4 tsp Mustard seeds rai
  • 3/4 tsp Cumin jeera seeds
  • 2 Dry red chillies sookhi lal mirch, broken
  • 1/4 tsp Asafoetida hing
  • a few Curry leaves kadhi patta


  • In a deep pot, add tomatoes, red gram, salt, green chillies, ginger, turmeric powder, water, and green coriander; cook for 30-35 minutes. Mash well with a wooden spoon till all the ingredients are well mixed. Keep aside.
  • Heat the ghee in a pan. Add all the ingredients for the tempering. Cook for a few seconds only.
  • Pour this over the soup. Check for seasoning. Serve hot.
Calories: 84 kcal
Carbohydrates: 13 g
Protein: 2 g
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Cholesterol: 6 mg
Sodium: 169 mg
Potassium: 411 mg
Fiber: 4 g
Sugar: 6 g
Vitamin A: 1262 IU
Vitamin C: 55 mg
Calcium: 34 mg
Iron: 1 mg
Dishes Soups
Cuisine Indian
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