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Monday, November 10, 2008

Sambar Powder

Sambar Powder is an important ingredient in south Indian dishes. It is used in many south Indian dishes. Even I was thinking of posting this recipe for long time. Finally i learnt from my grandma and posting this for u.

1kg Coriander seeds
750g Red chilly
50g cumin seed (jeera)
1tsp Channa dal
1tsp Mustard seeds
1tsp Fenugreek seed (methi seed)
2-3 Turmeric or 2tsp turmeric powder
2 tsp Rice
Few curry leaves

1. Take a heavy bottom vessel (kadai).
2. Roast the above ingredients one by one including curry leaves in a low flame without oil.
3. Mix all the ingredients and grind it into a fine powder.
4. Store sambar powder in an air-tight bottle and use whenever required.

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