Sambar Powder

“Sambar powder” is the main ingredient in the preparation of the tasty South Indian sambar as it adds flavor and aroma to the sambar.

Sambar powder

Ingredients: (for 4 and storage for 3-4 months)

Red Chillies – 250 gms

Dhania / Corriander seeds – 500 gms

Black peppercorns – 100 gms

Turmeric powder – 50 gms

Toor dal – 250gms

Urad dal – 1 cup

Channa dal – 1 cup

Fenugreek seeds – 50 gms


  1. Fry the fenugreek seeds without oil till they turn golden brown. Keep this separately.
  2. Fry all the remaining ingredients till you smell the aroma.
  3. Fine grind all the ingredients together.

One Comment Add yours

  1. Mythreyee says:

    We add fenugreek seeds too, but not pepper. would like to try your recipe one day.

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