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[mass noun] A thin, very spicy southern Indian soup served with other dishes, typically as a drink.
- ‘‘Put some of it in your rasam,’ mother would tease father.’
- ‘This is when you eat from a stainless steel plate and have to finish the remnants of rasam or moru (buttermilk).’
- ‘Along with potato curry and tomato rasam, it formed the highlights of the menu on special occasions.’
- ‘With all this bounty Roma is also very happy eating what the staff cook for themselves - rice, rasam and sambhar.’
- ‘When the raw smell of tamarind disappears, add the cooked dhal, the fried items and rasam or sambar powder.’
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