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Pachi Pulusu Recipe Andhra Style, Raw Rasam

A quick and easy raw rasam recipe made using tamarind and is a tangy soupy liquid quite popular in south indian andhra region...
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Curries
Cuisine Andhra
Servings 3
Calories 150 kcal


  • 1 lemon size tamarind//10-12 pieces of tamarind
  • salt - to taste
  • 1 medium size onion finely and thickly sliced vertically
  • 4-5 green chillies vertically slit
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted cumin seeds powder
  • ¼ teaspoon roasted coriander seeds powder

For tempering:

  • 3 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 4-5 dried red chillies
  • 5-6 curry leaves
  • ½ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 2 tablespoon finely chopped coriander leaves for garnishing


Step 1(Making tamarind juice):

  • Soak tamarind pieces in water for about half an hour, squeeze the soaked tamarind and extract its pulp out.
  • Add water and keep extracting the pulp out from soaked tamarind.
  • Discard the tamarind pieces.
  • Set the extracted juice aside.

Step 2(Make the pachi pulusu):

  • Take a vessel, into it add onions, slit green chillies, salt and mix the mixture well with the hands.
  • Into it add the extracted tamarind juice, add water if the juice is too tangy.
  • Add salt into the pulusu and mix it well as per requirement.
  • Add cumin seeds powder and coriander seeds powder, mix well and rest aside.

Step 3(Give the tempering):

  • In a tadka pan, add oil and heat it.
  • Into it add cumin seeds, mustard seeds and let them crackle.
  • Add dried red chillies and stir well.
  • Add curry leaves and allow them to crackle.
  • Add turmeric powder into the tadka pan and stir.
  • Transfer this to the pachi pulusu and garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot with steamed rice!!!


Tip: If the pachi pulusu is too tangy then add jaggery(approx...½ tsp) or as per requirement and stir well until it is dissolved...


Nutrition Facts
Pachi Pulusu Recipe Andhra Style, Raw Rasam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 150
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.