Sambar Masala Powder Recipe

Sambar Masala Powder is a very basic ingredient in the preparation of best south indian sambar. It is also known as Sambar Podi and can used in home as well as in Hotel. It is instant to make and authentic for Brahmin Sambar.

Ingredients for Sambar Masala Powder:

2 table-spoon Chana dal
2 table-spoon Urad dal
1/2 t-spoon Whole black pepper (Khadi Kali Mirch)
2 t-spoon fenugreek seeds (methi)
1 t-spoon mustard seeds (rai)
1/2 cup coriander seeds (Dhaniya)
1 t-spoon asafoetida (hing)
5 red chillies (lal mirch)
1 table-spoon curry leaves (Kadhi patta)


How to make Sambar Masala Powder:

  • Roast chana dal, urad dal, black pepper, fenugreek seeds and mustard seeds one by one till they give a nice blend.
  • Then, combine coriander seeds, asafoetida, curry leaves and red chillies. Dry Roast them.
  • Grind all the roasted ingredients together to form a smooth powder.
  • Store Sambar Masala in an airtight container.