Chaaru (Andhra Rasam) – 1

I learnt this simple Chaaru from Ammamma (my maternal grandmother). It was a great favourite with both of us. In the late 70s and early 80s, Ammamma lived about 25 kms from us and we would go over to stay every other weekend. Around lunch time on many of these

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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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