Perugu Charu is a tempered Andhra Style Butter Milk which is tad spicy but tastes awesome! It can be savoured with rice as well!

Perugu Charu ( Andhra Style Curried Buttermilk )

Course: Raita
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 167 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Perugu Charu is a tempered Andhra Style Butter Milk which is tad spicy but tastes awesome! It can be savoured with rice as well!

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Sour curd Whisked
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1 tbsp Vegetable oil
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Heeng
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 2-3 Dry red chilli
  • 10-12 Curry leaves
  • 1 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 cup Onion Chopped
  • 1 tsp Green chilli Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Whisk curd until smooth.
  2. Add water and mix well.
  3. Heat oil in a pan.
  4. Once the oil is hot, add cumin seeds and heeng and let them crackle for a few seconds.
  5. Add mustard seeds, dry red chilli and curry leaves and let the mustard seeds crackle for a few seconds.
  6. Add chana dal and urad dal and fry until they turn slightly browned.
  7. Add onion and green chilli and fry for a minute.
  8. Add turmeric powder and cook for another minute.
  9. Pour the tempering over the whisked curd.
  10. Add salt and mix well.
  11. Keep the charu for an hour before serving.
  12. Serve with rice.
Nutrition Facts
Perugu Charu ( Andhra Style Curried Buttermilk )
Amount Per Serving
Calories 167 Calories from Fat 99
% Daily Value*
Fat 11g17%
Saturated Fat 8g50%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 81mg4%
Potassium 242mg7%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 6g12%
Vitamin A 310IU6%
Vitamin C 102.7mg124%
Calcium 169mg17%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.