Definition of rasam in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈrʌsəm/


[mass noun]
A thin, very spicy southern Indian soup served with other dishes, typically as a drink.
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.



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