Deepika Padukone Says Rasam Rice Is Emotion And We Could Not Agree More!

by Sushmita Mahanta
Deepika Padukone Says Rasam Rice Is Emotion And We Could Not Agree More!

Bollywood diva Deepika Padukone has time and again revealed that she is a goner for home-cooked meals and mostly when it’s a South Indian dish. But there’s one particular dish that Deepika says she can eat almost every day. And that’s rasam-rice, her favorite dish. According to the actor, rasam-rice can never bore you. And if you had any doubt about Deepika’s love for rasam-rice, then her recent post of an animation video by artist Christina Furtado is proof that rasam-rice is an emotion for Deepika Padukone! Read on to know more about Deepika’s post on the south Indian dish and why it’s totally relatable!

Deepika Padukone Shares An Adorable Animation To Show Why Rasam-rice Is An Emotion

Deepika Padukone has always been very vocal about her love for Rasam-rice. Among all South Indian delicious dishes rasam rice is considered to be the best one-pot meal. It’s easy to cook at home and also very healthy for you. No doubt Deepika loves the dish. On Thursday, Deepika Padukone took to her Instagram to share an adorable animation video about Rasam-rice by the artist Christina Furtado. The video opens with the ‘Piku’ background music and shows how eating Rasam-rice even in a restaurant can make you emotional and remind you of your home and its authentic taste. Deepika shares the video on her Instagram feed with the caption, ” Rasam & Rice is an Emotion… Truly!” Well, we can’t agree more with Deepika.


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More About Rasam-rice And A Quick Recipe

Rasam Rice is not just famous for its taste, the dish is also very healthy and Deepika Padukone will undoubtedly agree with this! Rasam Rice tastes best with fried vegetable dishes and this dish is the perfect remedy for colds and coughs. So here’s a quick recipe for rasam rice, the favorite dish of Deepika Padukone.


  • Grated tomatoes.
  • Oil
  • Ghee or butter.
  • Mustard seed, cumin seeds, curry leaves, and salt.
  • Black pepper, rasam powder, garlic, ginger.
  • Coriander leaves.
  • Red chili powder and turmeric powder.


  • First cook rice properly until soft and keep it aside.
  • Grate tomatoes or make a puree and keep it aside.
  • Take a pan, heat oil in it, and add ghee also for better flavor.
  • Add mustard seed and cumin seeds. When they crackle add curry leaves.
  • Add grated tomatoes, salt, garlic, turmeric powder, red chili powder, black pepper powder as well as rasam powder.
    Add water and cook it properly.
  • When rasam is cooked properly add cooked rice to the boiling Rasam.

Serve when hot and enjoy your quick home-cooked yummy Rasam rice. Also, don’t forget to thank Deepika Padukone for reminding us time and again about this mouth-watering South Indian dish!


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