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How To Make Sambar Powder | Sambar Powder Recipe | Home Made Sambar Powder

Written By praneetha on Thursday, 30 November 2017 | November 30, 2017

Sambar is popular traditional delicious recipe in South India. It is main course in India. Before we prepare Sambar we all need to know how to prepare sambar powder to make tasty mouth watering sambar. We can prepare sambar powder, rasam powder easily at home.Let us see how to make Sambar powder easily at home.


Cumin seeds (jeera): 3 tbsp

Coriander seeds (daniyalu): ½ cup

Dry red chilies: 20

Fenugreek seeds (menthulu): 2tbspn

Black pepper (miriyalu):  1tbspn

Cannadal (senaga pappu): 2tbspn

Uraddal (minapappu): 2tbspn

Toordal (kandipappu): 1tbspn

Curry leaves: few

Mustard seeds: 1/2tbspn

Asafoetida (inguva):  2 or 3 pinches

Turmeric powder (haldi):  1/2tbspn


First dry all the seeds in sun and keep them separately.

Now take a pan and heat in a low flame.

Take half cup of coriander seeds cumin seeds into that heat pan and roast well for 2 minutes until they turn to light brown color and keep aside in a large plate.

Now wipe the pan and next take red chilies and roast them as well and keep them aside.

Next take fenugreek seeds and roast well and place it separately.

Repeat the same process roast all the seeds (blackpepper, channadal, toordal, uraddal, curry leaves, and mustard seeds) roast all separately for 2 or 3 minutes and keep separately.

Now let all the roasted well seeds cool down to room temperature.

Now all the roasted seeds to mixer grinder add some quantity of asafetida and turmeric powder and salt and grind them all well.

Take the well grinded mixture or powder to a dry clean plate and let it cool down to room temperature.

Now store the powder in clean container and close with a lid tightly.

Now we can prepare tasty Sambar whenever we want using above Sambar powder.

We can use this Sambar powder for 2 or 3 months.

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