Coconut Milk Rasam Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Coconut Milk Rasam is a flavorful and comforting South Indian soup made with coconut milk, tamarind, and spices. This tangy and aromatic rasam is a perfect blend of flavors, with the richness of coconut milk balancing the tanginess of tamarind. It is a popular dish in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, often served with steamed rice or as a soup on its own. The addition of fresh herbs like curry leaves and coriander enhances the taste and aroma of this delicious rasam.

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Coconut Milk Rasam

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Ingredients for Coconut Milk Rasam Recipe

  • 0.17 cup Coconut Milk
  • 0.17 Small Lemon Sized Tamarind, Soaked In Water And Pulp Extracted
  • 0.33 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 0.33 Green Chilies, Slit
  • 0.17 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 0.17 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 0.08 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 0.17 tablespoon Rasam Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 0.33 cup Water
  • as per your need Chopped Coriander Leaves For Garnish
  • 0.17 tablespoon Oil

Directions: Coconut Milk Rasam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a pan, heat oil and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped tomatoes, green chilies, and turmeric powder. Cook until the tomatoes turn soft.
  • STEP 3.Add tamarind pulp, salt, and rasam powder. Mix well and let it simmer for a few minutes.
  • STEP 4.Add coconut milk and water. Stir well and bring it to a gentle boil.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with steamed rice or as a soup.

Cooking Tips

  • Adjust the quantity of tamarind pulp and rasam powder according to your taste preference.
  • You can add cooked lentils or dal to make it more filling and nutritious.
  • For a spicier rasam, add a pinch of red chili powder or crushed black pepper.

Storage and Serving

  • Coconut Milk Rasam is best served fresh and hot.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat gently on the stovetop or in the microwave before serving.
calories per serving
2 g Fat< 1 g Protein6 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Carbs
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Carbs
  • Protein
    < 1g
  • Fiber
    < 1g


  • Fat

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
  • Iron
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin E
    < 1mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
  • Manganese
    < 1mg
  • Phosphorus
  • Selenium
    < 1mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp