Desiauthentic brings to you the most authentic Ulavacharu made traditionally. Ulavacharu is one of the most celebrated dishes of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Like dal or rasam, Ulavacharu is a thick lentil stew that is made using horse gram. You may be quite familiar with red gram, black gram and green gram. Horse gram is often given the blind eye. But this humble legume of horse gram is one of the most popular dishes in the states of Andhra and Telangana.
The soup is named after its ingredient – ‘ulavalu’ which means horse gram in Telugu. In traditional Telugu cuisine, ‘Ulavalu’ are some of the most delicious and nutritious food options. ‘Ulavacharu’ is the soup made from these ‘Ulavalu’ which is now becoming the talk of the town.
Traditionally, Ulavacharu was the recipe of south Indian farmers originating from the districts of Krishna and Guntur. Due to its unique taste and innumerable health benefits, the iconic soup is now satisfying taste buds across boundaries. From children to elders ranging all the way from critics to food connoisseurs have fallen in love with Ulavacharu.