Rasam is a tomato based spicy soup which is traditionally prepared with tomatoes and tamarind juice and is either eaten as a soup or enjoyed as a 'chaaru' mixed with boiled rice by all south indians in their everyday meals. There are so many different versions of it and each one has its unique taste and flavour of spices and seasonings.
Eating a vegetarian thali served with rasam and sambar followed by a glass of flavoured butter milk in summer is so comforting! This rasam is also called 'chaaru' or 'saaru' and it goes so well with Lamb Pepper Masala or Veal Pepper Masala. This rasam soup can also be made in the instant pot in 5 minutes.
Notes: It is better to use ghee for tempering for a great flavour.