Andhra Style Rasam Powder | Perfect Rasam Podi | Authentic Charu Podi | How to make Authentic Rasam Podi

Curries | vegetarian

  • Prep Time 5 Mins
  • Cook Time 15 Mins
  • Resting Time 10 Mins


  • 1 cup Coriander Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Cumin Seeds
  • 1/4 cup Red Gram
  • 1/4 cup Pepper
  • 15 Red Chillies
  • 1/4 cup Curry Leaves (25 gm)


  1. Take a thick-bottomed pan and add Coriander Seeds. Roast on a low flame only until they change color and give out a pleasant aroma.
  2. Add the other ingredients one by one and roast them all on a low flame. Remove and let it cool.
  3. Fry Curry Leaves until the moisture in the leaves is gone.
  4. After it is cooled, make a slightly coarse powder of the mixture.
  5. If you like, add 1 tbsp Turmeric and ½ tsp Asafoetida to the Powder.
  6. If this Powder is added to Tamarind Juice and it is boiled, and if you add a seasoning of Mustard Seeds, Fenugreek Seeds and Curry Leaves, a simple Rasam is ready.