* Coriander seeds- 1/2 cup
    * Asafetida- 1 tsp
    * Red chilies- 5
    * Curry leaves- 5
    * Channa dhal- 2 tablespoons
    * Urad dhal- 2 tablespoons
    * Whole black peppers- 1/2 tsp
    * Fenugreek seeds- 2 tsps
    * Mustard seeds- 1 tsp

Dry roast the 1st four ingredients and set aside. Roast the other ingredients one by one separately (Be careful not to burn them). Grind all the roasted ingredients together to a powder. And store in an airtight container.

Sambar Powder written by Vidhya Babu average rating 3/5 - 6 user ratings
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6 thoughts on “Sambar Powder

  1. aseema songstad said on September 13, 2010 at 11:23 am


  2. Pnk Guru said on July 5, 2010 at 11:09 pm

    Correct! Mustard seeds will be used to fry while seasoning sambar at home.

  3. k natarajan said on June 23, 2010 at 5:58 am

    ok i thik we suppose to use spice items.

  4. anitha said on March 20, 2010 at 3:35 am

    I think mustard seeds are not needed in this formula.

  5. anitha said on March 20, 2010 at 3:33 am

    I understand mustard seeds are not required in this formuls plz.

  6. Arun said on May 25, 2009 at 7:46 am

    Cumin seeds may also be added to the sambar powder

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