Kottu Rasam Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Kottu Rasam is a traditional South Indian dish that combines the flavors of rasam, a tangy and spicy soup, with kottu, a popular street food made with shredded roti and vegetables. This dish is a perfect blend of spicy, tangy, and crunchy flavors, making it a favorite among food lovers. It is typically served as a main course and can be enjoyed with rice or as a standalone dish.

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Kottu Rasam

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Ingredients for Kottu Rasam Recipe

  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • as needed A Few Curry Leaves
  • 1/2 Onion, Chopped
  • 1 Green Chilies, Chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 Tomatoes, Chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Chili Powder
  • As required Salt To Taste
  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind Pulp
  • 1.50 cup Water
  • 1 Rotis, Shredded
  • as required Coriander Leaves For Garnish

Directions: Kottu Rasam Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a pan and add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, and curry leaves. Let them splutter.
  • STEP 2.Add chopped onions, green chilies, and ginger-garlic paste. Saute until onions turn golden brown.
  • STEP 3.Add chopped tomatoes, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt. Cook until tomatoes are soft and mushy.
  • STEP 4.Add tamarind pulp and water. Bring it to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes.
  • STEP 5.Meanwhile, heat oil in another pan and add shredded roti. Stir-fry until it becomes crispy.
  • STEP 6.Add the fried roti to the rasam mixture and mix well. Cook for another 5 minutes.
  • STEP 7.Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

Cooking Tips

  • You can add vegetables like carrots, beans, and peas to make it more nutritious.
  • Adjust the spice level according to your taste by adding more or less chili powder.
  • Make sure to fry the roti until it becomes crispy to add a crunchy texture to the dish.

Storage and Serving

  • Kottu Rasam is best served hot and fresh.
  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 2 days.
  • Reheat the leftovers in a pan or microwave before serving.
calories per serving
< 1 g Fat< 1 g Protein3 g Carbs< 1 g FiberOther

Current Totals

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


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


  • Fat
    < 1g

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