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Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Sambar Powder or All Purpose Powder

  1. Corriander Seeds               -   1 Cup
  2. Pepper Corns                     -   1/3 Cup
  3. Toor Dal                            -   1/3 Cup
  4. Channa Dal                        -   1/3 Cup
  5. Fenugreek (Methi) Seeds   - 1 1/2 tbsps
  6. Black Mustard Seeds         - 1 1/2 tbsps
  7. Dry Red Chillies                 - 1 2/3 cups
  1. Keep a non-stick pan on the stove and add the above ingredients, according to the above order in 30 secs interval. Dry roast them in a simmer flame for about 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. No need for them to turn brown. Wait until it releases a pleasant aroma.
  3. Then grind them in a blender to a coarse powder.
  4. Store them in a air-tight container. It stays fresh for 2 months.

  1. Sambar
  2. Puliothare
  3. Spinach or Green's rice
  4. Simply saute'd rice
  5. Vegetable gravy.
I found the uses in the above recipes. I'll update them as soon as possible. If you could find more recipes you are always welcome to share your recipes.


  1. Very nice. if you add little curry leaves, u can just mix it with white rice with little ghee. keep posting.

  2. @WhoamI: Thanks you! That is really a great tip.

  3. Thanks for the information about Sambar powder

    Best Regarding.
    Andhra Style Recipes

  4. @Tadakala: Thanks a lot for your comments.