Category: Andhra

Chaaru Podi – 1 (Andhra Rasam Podi)

Chaaru is Andhra’s version of Rasam. I learnt this version of Chaaru podi from my Ammomma (maternal grandmother), who used it in very ingenious ways. Ingredients Dhania/Coriander Seeds – 1 Cup Jeera/Cumin Seeds – 1/2 Cup Pepper – 1/3 Cup Method Grind all ingredients together to a fine powder. Store in an air-tight

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Anapakaya Koora or Sorakaya Koora (Bottle Gourd Curry, Lauki/Doodhi ka Bhaji) – 1

This particular version of Anapakaya Koora is an everyday dish from my repertoire. It is very simple and easy to make, and very healthy as well. All you diet conscious people, this one is for you. 🙂 This koora is also a great hit with the children because it is non-spicy.

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Allam Pachadi | Andhra Style Ginger Chutney

Allam Pachadi is great accompaniment for all types of dosas and idli. It goes especially well with Pesarattu. In this pachadi, the spicy taste of the ginger blends very well with the sweetness of the jaggery! Ingredients Ginger – 50 Gms Jaggery – 50 Gms Udad Dal – 3 tbsp

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