Sambar Powder, Homemade Sambar Powder Recipe, Sambar podi

sambar powder, sambar podi

Today I am here with Sambar powder recipe. It is the combination of spices that are roasted and ground. This powder is used to prepare flavourful sambar and also in few other recipes. There are different versions of making sambar powder with different ratios and this is my version of sambar powder.

sambar powder, sambar podi

How to make sambar powder from scratch?

First roast channa dal and urad dal. Then roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, fenugreek seeds and whole black pepper. Finally roast red chillies. Let them cool and then powder them together with turmeric powder and asafoetida. Let the powder cool and then transfer it to airtight container and use them when required.

sambar powder, sambar podi

Sambar powder with step by step pictures

homemade sambar powder recipe, how to make sambar powder at home from scratch?


Sambar Powder

Learn to make sambar powder at home following this recipe. This powder is used to prepare flavourful sambar.
Category : Spice Powder
Recipe Developed, Cooked and Clicked by :
Published : September 20, 2016
Prep time : 10 mins; Cook time : 10 mins; Total time : 20 mins
Yield : About 2 Cups


Ingredients :

  • Coriander Seeds : 1 Cup
  • Dried Red Chillies : 1 Cup
  • Channa Dal : 1 1/2 Tablespoon
  • Urad dal : 1 1/2 Tablespoon
  • Cumin Seeds : 2 Tablespoons
  • Whole black pepper : 2 Tablespoons
  • Fenugreek Seeds : 1 1/2 Teaspoons
  • Turmeric Powder : 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Asafoetida : 1/2 Teaspoon

Instructions :

  1. Dry roast chana dhal, urad dhal in a low heat till they lightly change in color.
  2. Then roast coriander seeds, cumin seeds, pepper, fenugreek seeds till nice aroma starts to emanate.
  3. Finally roast the red chillies.
  4. Let them cool completely.
  5. Now grind them together with turmeric and asafoetida.
  6. The ground powder may be warm, let it cool. Store them in a air tight container and use.

sambar powder, sambar podi

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8 Comments

  1. Nothing can beat the flavor and taste of homemade spices, that too sambar and rasam powder…I make it the same way along with some tuvar dal addition. Lovely pics and presentation Divya. Keep rocking 🙂

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