Quick tomato saru recipe | How to make 5 min rasam | 5 minute saaru | Easy and quick rasam

By Latha on September 15th, 2018

5 minute tomato saaru or quick rasam recipe

5 minute tomato saru or quick rasam recipe explained using step by step pictures and a video. This is a super fast saru or rasam recipe and it can be prepared in just 5 minutes. This quick and easy 5 minutes tomato saru is prepared using tomato, tempering, salt, jaggery, salt and rasam powder.

This is my own way to prepare quick rasam. I used to prepare this type of saru or rasam when I was working. Those days were real busy days in my life. And I had to manage cooking everyday. And obviously, for very busy days simple and quick cooking was necessary. So this tomato saru and few other instant recipes were very helpful for me.

You try this recipe and let me know how much time you actually took to prepare this saaru or rasam. I can finish this saaru in just five minutes.

If you are looking for more rasam recipes then do check menasina saaru or pepper rasam, Mysore saaru or rasam, hunase thokku saaru or tamarind rasam, bili saaru, hesarubele saaru or mung dal rasam, Doddapathre rasam, Udupi rasam, cowpea rasam and fenugreek seed rasam, upsaaru, Mango rasam, avarekalu saaru and sabsige soppu (dill leaves) rasam recipes. I have made a quick video on this, which I have embedded it below.

You can find many more saaru and sambar recipes on this website, under saaru-sambar recipes section.

I have made a quick video on this quick tomato saaru recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.

5 minute tomato saaru or rasam

Preparation time: 1 min
Cooking time: 5 min
Serves: 2

Ingredients: (measuring cup used = 240ml)

  1. 1 medium sized tomato
  2. 1 gooseberry sized tamarind
  3. 1 gooseberry sized jaggery
  4. 1/2 tsp cumin seeds
  5. 1/2 tsp mustard seeds
  6. 1/4 tsp fenugreek seeds
  7. 1 slit green chili (I didn't use)
  8. Big pinch asafoetida
  9. Big pinch turmeric powder
  10. 4-5 curry leaves
  11. 1 tbsp coriander leaves
  12. 1 tsp rasam powder or sarina pudi
  13. 1 tbsp cooking oil / ghee
  14. Salt as per your taste.

Instructions for making quick toamto saaru or rasam:

  1. Wash and chop tomato and coriander leaves. Also keep all other ingredients ready.
  2. Next heat a frying pan. Add in oil, mustard seeds, cumin seeds and fenugreek seeds.tempering for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  3. When the mustard seed splutters add in curry leaves. Followed by add in asafoetida and turmeric powder. If adding green chili add it now.green chili and curry leaves for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  4. Next add in chopped tomato.tomato for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  5. Add in little salt, which helps to cook the tomato fast.salt for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  6. Fry until tomatoes are soft and mushy.frying tomato for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  7. Add in salt, tamarind extract and jaggery.tamarind and jaggery for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  8. Also add in required water. I have added 1 cup of water.water for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  9. Bring it to roling boil.boiling 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  10. Add in 1 tsp of rasam powder or sarina pudi.rasam powder 5 minute quick saaru or rasam
  11. Sprinkle some coriander leaves and switch off the stove. Serve it with hot steaming ricecoriander leaves for 5 minute quick saaru or rasam

Dear reader, We have a Kannada version of this recipe. Click here to read this recipe in Kannada.

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