Ajwain Rasam | Omam Rasam | Vaamu Charu | How to make Oma Rasam Recipe

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Ajwain Rasam | Omam Rasam | Vaamu Charu | How to make Oma Rasam Recipe| Vamu Charu | Vammu Rasam - Ajwain Rasam is made with a lot of fondness in Telugu states. Ajwain Rasam is very healthy and anyone, right from a child to an elderly person, can have it at any time of the day. It can be eaten both with Rice and Idly.

Indigestion or stomach upset, Rice eaten with Ajwain Rasam will remove the irritants and aggravations from the stomach and set the digestion right.

If you eat a little Rice with this Rasam after eating non-veg food, the food gets digested easily and leaves you light. It can be taken in like Tea to get relief from the discomfort caused by the common cold.

This is my grandmother’s recipe. She often made this Rasam and the day we made non-veg at home, Rasam or Ajwain Rasam was made without fail.

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  1. If the Ajwain even a little in excess, the Rasam becomes too strong and won’t taste good. So please follow the measures I have suggested.

  2. If by mistake, the Rasam becomes too strong, add some Salt and Sour and balance it.

  3. This Rasam should be pungent, not spicy. So use Red Chillies in moderation.

  4. In case you want to drink it like Tea, then reduce the Ajwain Seeds, Salt and Mirchi. This recipe has ingredients in measurements suitable For Rice and Rasam.

  5. This Rasam tastes good if you add Curry leaves along with the sprigs.

  6. Some people add a small piece of Jaggery in Rasam. You could if you like the taste.

  7. Those who do not like Garlic can drop it.

Ajwain Rasam | Omam Rasam | Vaamu Charu | How to make Oma Rasam Recipe - Recipe Video

Ajwain Rasam | Omam Rasam | Vaamu Charu | How to make Oma Rasam Recipe

| vegetarian
  • Prep Time 2 mins
  • Cook Time 15 mins
  • Total Time 17 mins
  • Servings 5


  • For Ajwain Rasam powder
  • 1 tsp Carom Seeds/Ajwain
  • 2 Red Chillies
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Coriander Seeds
  • For Rasam
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1 Red Chillies
  • 1 Green Chillies
  • 5 chopped Garlic
  • 1/2 liter Tamarind Juice (extracted from Lemon-sized Tamarind ball)
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Seeds
  • 2 Sprigs Curry Leaves
  • Rock Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric


  1. Grind all the ingredients for Rasam Powder into a fine powder.
  2. Heat Oil in a pan, add Fenugreek Seeds and Mustard Seeds and fry. Add Cumin Seeds and Garlic and fry further.
  3. Add Tamarind Juice, Green Chillies, Salt, Curry leaves along with the stems, Turmeric and Ajwain Powder and boil on a medium flame for 15 minutes.
  4. After 15 minutes, remove from the fire and drink it hot or eat it with Rice or Idly and relish the taste.