Definition of rasam in English:

rasam

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Pronunciation: /ˈrʌsəm
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • A thin, very spicy southern Indian soup served with other dishes, typically as a drink.
    More example sentences
    • With all this bounty Roma is also very happy eating what the staff cook for themselves - rice, rasam and sambhar.
    • Along with potato curry and tomato rasam, it formed the highlights of the menu on special occasions.
    • When the raw smell of tamarind disappears, add the cooked dhal, the fried items and rasam or sambar powder.

Origin

Tamil.

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