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Monday, September 05, 2011

Home-made Sambar Powder

This recipe gives u an aromatic Sambar powder of south TamilNadu.Tastes so good to do Sambar with it.With the given ingredients,U will get 3 tsps or 1 tbsp Sambar powder with this quantity.U can do Sambar twice that week with this Sambar powder and grind it afresh again next week for the Lentils Curry..


2 tsp Coriander seeds
7-8 red chillies(lengthy)
1/5 tsp fenugreek seeds
1/4 tsp toor dhal
5-6 curry leaves
1 garlic clove - optional
1/5 tsp mustard seeds
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
3 pepper corns
1/6 tsp asafoetida powder
1/6 tsp turmeric powder
1/5 tsp pinch of salt

1.Dry roast the first 9 ingredients for 2-3 mins on a medium flame(b4 turning colour),then add that and the last 3 ingredients to the mixer grinder and pulse it till fine.U will get 3 tsps or 1 tbsp Sambar powder with this
2.Store this powder in an Air-tight Container and use 1 tsp - 1 1/2 tsp of this powder to do Sambar depending on the taste.U can do Sambar twice that week with this powder and grind a fresh one next week.
3.Enjoy cooking at home with home-made Sambar powder.


varsha said...

love this recipe-now I will use my home-made sambar powder only ! Thanks.

MyKitchen Flavors-BonAppetit!. said...

Thanks Varsha!.yes,its good.Enjoy cooking!.