Pappu Charu Andhra Style / Indian Lentil Soup

Pappu Charu Andhra Style

Sitting down and enjoying mom’s food in India without having to cook, click and most importantly, finding an answer to the routine question…What’s for dinner??? It’s such an amazing feeling though I know that amma is having tough time finding answer to the same question .  Btw….did I tell you I’m in India for a holiday??.. I had decided not to blog but today I just sat down to clean up my laptop while chatting with family. In the process, I found photos for a few recipes, of which Pappu Charu Andhra Style caught my attention…..I usually have a back up of …

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Moong Dal Rasam Or Pesara Pappu Charu

Hi everybody!!…Today I’m going to share Moong dal rasam or Pesara pappu charu as a part of our Blog hop theme “RASAM RECIPES”. But before getting into the recipe, I would like to share some history of rasam. Thanks to blogging, which gives us an opportunity to go deep into the subject and do some research to expand our knowledge and provide some valuable information to my lovely readers. Not interested??…..No problem, then scroll down directly to the recipe!! Rasam, chaaru, saaru or kabir is a South Indian soup, traditionally prepared using tamarind juice as a base, with the addition of tomato, chili pepper, pepper, cumin and other spices as seasonings. Steamed lentils are also …

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Mixed Vegetable Sambar

Sambar is one of the most popular dishes in South Indian cuisine. It is so versatile that it can be served as an accompaniment to most South Indian breakfast delicacies like idli, dosa, pongal, paniyaram, vada, upma along with peanut chutney or onion chutney or can be had with steamed rice as one of the main courses. Today I’m going to share Mixed Vegetable Sambar. It is a spicy lentil based vegetable stew with a subtle sour flavour where mashed dal is cooked with assorted vegetables, sambar powder and tamarind pulp. For all the experts out there, let me tell …

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