Here's how to make sambar with homemade powder mix

Here's how to make sambar with homemade powder mix
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This tasty instant sambar could be easily prepared using flavoursome and aromatic homemade sambar powder. Here is the recipe.

Ingredients for sambar powder
2 cups of toor dal (dry roasted)
15 dried chilies (dry roasted)
1.5 tsp coriander seeds
1.5 tsp yellow dal
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp fenugreek seeds
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp rice
1 tsp turmeric powder
1 tsp pepper corns
1 tsp asafoetida
1 tsp salt
½ cup curry leaves

Dry roast all the ingredients separately
After it has cooled down, grind them in mixer jar
Add salt, turmeric powder and asafoetida into this powder
Mix well
Heat oil in a pan
Splutter the mustard seeds
Roast a few dried chilies
Add this tempering into the powder
Store in air tight jars after the sambar powder has cooled down
How to make sambar with it

To make sambar, mix this powder in hot water
Cook the veggies in tamarind water
Add the sambar powder mixture
Boil well
Sprinkle fresh coconut oil before taking it off the flame
Instant and tasty sambar is ready!

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