Homemade Sambar Powder / Sambar Podi
Ingredients needed to make Homemade Sambar Powder / Sambar Podi:
15 Whole Red Chilies
3tbsp Coriander Seeds
1tbsp Whole Black Pepper
2tbsp Channa Dal
1pinch Cumin Seeds
1pinch Fenugreek Seeds/Methi Seeds
1tsp Turmeric Powder
Heat a non-stick pan & dry roast Chillies, Channa Dal, Coriander Seeds, Black Pepper, Cumin and Fenugreek seeds together.
Dry roast on a low flame until everything is lightly toasted and raw smell is gone.
Using a coffee grinder/grinder make a fine powder.
Add Turmeric and Hing into the powder and mix well.
Allow Homemade Sambar Powder / Sambar Podi to cooled down.
Store Homemade Sambar Powder / Sambar Podi in an air tight container for later use.
Sambar is one of the most imporatant curry served in for Sadhya’s.
This particular curry is one of my favorite and you can serve sambar with Idly, Dosa or even consume as a Soup. Sambar is made with cooked Daal, different sorts of Vegetables and Tamrind juice.
AFor more flavor and color add some Kashmiri Chili into the spice mix .
I always make sure to prepare extra amount of Homemade Sambar Powder / Sambar Podi and store the rest for later use.
You can always double the quantity easily.