Rasam is a tangy and flavoursome soup that we all love because of many reasons. From tamarind rasam to tomato rasam, You may have had different varieties but have you ever tried Andhra's special Ulavu Chaaru? Scroll down to know more about this dish.
Rasam is one such delight that we all love. If you have had a proper South Indian meal, you may have witnessed an array of dishes placed beautifully on a banana leaf. And one thing that I personally look forward to is Rasam. This tangy Indian soup perfectly complements a heavy meal and is totally drool-worthy.
For those who don’t know, Rasam is a flavoursome tangy soup. Its recipe may vary but ingredients like black pepper, tamarind, garlic, tomato, mustard seeds, and asafoetida. This scrumptious soup is cooked with utmost love and care and this is what attributes to its great flavour. This piece is dedicated to Andhra special Rasam known as ‘Ulavu Chaaru’. Heard of it before?
Ulavu translates to horse gram while chaaru translates to rasam. This Andhra rasam is a beautiful amalgamation of tomatoes, red chilies, coriander, tamarind water as well as other spices. Generally served with rice, one can also have it as soup and feel the warmth. This rasam has an earthy flavour and is served with ghee or butter on top. If some food experts are to be believed, this Andhra rasam is also considered an effective remedy for preventing cold and even helps in getting rid of kidney stones. Ulavu Chaaru is also a commonly served dish at weddings and is relished more during the winter season because of its ability to provide heat to the body.
On this happy note, let us share the recipe of the popular Andhra rasam that can make you drool. Follow the steps below and relish this flavoursome soup this Winter.
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