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Homemade Sambar powder -- Easy to make South Indian Spice Powder to make sambar (Lentil Stew).


3 cup

Total time

20 minutes


  • 1 cup Coriander seeds
  • 1 cup chilies (Dry Red)
  • 2 tbsps black peppercorns
  • 2 tbsps Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Fenugreek Seeds ((methi ))
  • 1 tsp Mustard seeds
  • Ritz Cracker ((Bengal gram dal))
  • 1 tsp Poppy seeds
  • Ritz Cracker (Dry grated)
  • 1 tsp Turmeric
  • bunch Curry leaves


  1. Dry roast all the ingredients separately on low flame until fragrant and toasted.
  2. Grind them all together into a fine powder. Store in an airtight container and use as needed.
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