Udupi rasam or tomato saaru recipe explained with step by step pictures and a video. Udupi style rasam or saaru is prepared using toor dal, tomato and udupi rasam powder. Udupi rasam or saaru is a very simple and quick recipe, if the rasam powder is ready. Since I have explained the recipe of rasam powder in my previous post, hope you all are ready with the rasam powder. If not prepare it and get ready. Because this is a very very taty rasam or saaru.
In Karavali and Malenadu region of Karnataka, rasam is called by name "saaru". So this rasam is called by name "tomato saaru". This type of rasam is in practice across Karavali region of Karnataka. This rasam is a no onion and no garlic recipe and hence it is referred to as "satvik" recipe.
This Udupi rasam aka Udupi saaru is very tasty and easy to prepare. This is the same rasam or saaru, which is served in Udupi Shri Krishna temple. In Karavali region this rasam or saaru is a very common gravy in all special occasions and ceremonies. The rasam or saaru is served as first course in a multi course meal. Since this type of saaru or rasam is served in the Shri krishna temple, Udupi, this is also called by name "udupi samaradhane saaru(samaradhane = lunch served in temple)".
This is a kids friendly rasam and most of the kids are fond of this rasam. Not only kids, even the adults enjoy this lip smacking rasam or saaru.
There are many recipes of saaru or rasam from Karnataka. The saaru or rasam varies from region to region. I will post one by one and to begin with this tasty Udupi style saaru or rasam. Do try and enjoy this tasty and aromatic Udupi style saaru or rasam.
I have posted many rasam recipes like Dodapathre(ajwain) leaves rasam, mango rasam, sabsige soppu (dill leaves) rasam, menthe (fenugreek seeds) rasam, hesaru bele saaru or mung dal rasam and upsaaru recipes.
I have made a video on this recipe with Kannada narration, which I have embedded it below. Kindly have a look.
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 30 min
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