Definition of rasam in English:

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rasam

Pronunciation: /ˈrəsəm/

noun

A thin, very spicy southern Indian soup served alone or combined with other foods, such as rice, as a side dish.
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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Syllabification: ra·sam

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