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Sambar Masala Recipe

Sambar Masala
How To Make Sambar Masala

About Sambar Masala Recipe: Freshly made, homemade, aromatic powder used in the preparation of popular and delicious South Indian dish Sambhar. Made with a wide variety of spice and herbs, ground and stored in an airtight container to be used for a longer period of time. You can use the same masala in various other dishes to up the tangy taste and give a twist to many different recipes.

  • Total Cook Time 15 mins
  • Prep Time 05 mins
  • Cook Time 10 mins
  • Recipe Servings4
  • Easy

Ingredients of Sambar Masala

  • 2 Cups Whole red pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups coriander seeds (dhania)
  • 2 tbsp mustard seeds (sarson)
  • 3 tbsp cumin seeds (jeera)
  • 4 tsp peppercorns (sabut kali mirch)
  • 2 tbsp fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 2 tbsp black gram (dhuli urad dal)(husked and split)
  • 2 tbsp Bengal gram (channa dal)
  • 2 tbsp yellow lentils (arhar dal)
  • 2 tbsp rice
  • 2 tbsp asafoetida (heeng)
  • 2 tbsp turmeric powder (haldi)
  • 1/4 cup dried curry leaves (kadi patta)

How to Make Sambar Masala

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Roast all the ingredients, except the turmeric powder, till very slightly colored.
Remove from the heat and cool. Grind to a powder and mix in the turmeric powder.
Store this masala in an airtight jar.
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