Andhra Style Vendakaya Charu Recipe – Ladies Finger Rasam

Andhra Style Vendakaya Charu Recipe (Ladies Finger Rasam Recipe), anyone who is craving for a quick and comforting meal at home should try this Rasam recipe which will lift up your mood for the day. The rasam or charu is an authentic way of making a peppery flavored hot tamarind rasam. This rasam anhot rice is so comforting to be eaten as your lunch meal.  Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra), Tomato, Pearl onions (Sambar Onions), Garlic, Tamarind Water, Red Chilli powder, Turmeric powder (Haldi), Asafoetida (hing), Coriander Powder (Dhania), Sugar, Salt, Ghee, Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu), Cumin seeds (Jeera), Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds), Curry leaves, Dry Red Chilli   6 Bhindi (Lady Finger/Okra) 2 Tomato , roughly chopped 6 Pearl onions (Sambar Onions) , quartered 4 Garlic 1 cup Tamarind Water 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi) 1/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (hing) 1 teaspoon Coriander Powder (Dhania) 1 teaspoon Sugar Salt , to taste Seasoning 1 teaspoon Ghee 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai/ Kadugu) 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera) 1/4 teaspoon Methi Seeds (Fenugreek Seeds) 1 sprig Curry leaves 1 Dry Red Chilli , broken into half     10   15     We begin making the Andhra Style Vendakaya Charu Recipe (Ladies Finger Rasam Recipe) by placing  a pressure cooker on medium flame with ghee and the mustard seeds and allow them to splutter, next add  cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds, dry red chillies, curry leaves and allow them to crackle. Next add in the chopped onions, and garlic pods. Saute till it is translucent. Then add in the tamarind water,  sugar, salt, red chilli powder, turmeric powder, asafoetida, coriander powderand chopped tomatoes and okra. Stir well.Pressure cook the rasam for about 3 whistles, turn off the flame and allow the pressure to release naturally. Serve the Andhra Style Vendakaya Charu Recipe (Ladies Finger Rasam Recipe) with  Chettinad Beans & Cauliflower Poriyal Recipe, hot steamed rice with a teaspoon of ghee to enrich the taste.