Sambar Masala | How to make Sambar Masala

By Amrita Iyer  |  17th Sep 2016  |  
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About Sambar Masala Recipe

A fail proof Sambar Masala which gives you excellent taste and aroma!Add 1 tbsp to the Sambar when you boil the vegetables in the Tamarind water!I am sharing the Masala made by my grandma!This is a sure hit!

Sambar Masala is one dish which makes its accompaniments tastier. With the right mix of flavours, Sambar Masala has always been everyone's favourite. This recipe by Amrita Iyer is the perfect one to try at home for your family. The Sambar Masala recipe is very simple and can be made in restaurant style using these ingredients. The time taken while preparing Sambar Masala is 5 minutes and the time taken for cooking is 15 minutes. This is recipe of Sambar Masala is perfect to serve 8 people. Sambar Masala is just the appropriate option to prepare when you have a get together or party at home. Be it kids or grownups, everyone just absolutely love Sambar Masala. So do try it next time and share your experience of cooking Sambar Masala by commenting on this page below!

Sambar Masala

Ingredients to make Sambar Masala

  • 1 cup dried red chillies
  • 1 cup coriander Seeds (dhaniya)
  • 1/2 cup split pigeon pea lentils (Tur dal)
  • 1/4 cup split yellow lentils (Chana dal)
  • 1/4 cup split white lentils (urad dal)
  • 2 tsp whole peppercorns (kalimirch)
  • 2 tsp cumin Powder (jeera)
  • 2 tsp fenugreek seeds (methi dana)
  • 1/4 cup curry leaves
  • 1 tbsp asafoetida
  • 2 tsp turmeric

How to make Sambar Masala

  1. In this recipe there is no Oil used!We just need to dry roast all the ingredients in a hot pan.Individually dry roast each ingredient and keep taking it out on a plate to cool.
  2. You can take out all the ingredients on one big plate and powder together later.Always use medium heat so that each ingredient is perfectly roasted.Roast in the following order :
  3. 1.Dried Red Chillies Coriander Seeds Tur Dal and Chana Dal Urad Dal Pepper and Jeera Fenugreek Seeds Asafoetida and Curry Leaves
  4. Cool to room temperature and powder finely after adding the turmeric powder.You can also mix it into the Masala separately .Store in an airtight container!

Reviews for Sambar Masala (5)

sana Tungekar7 months ago

Super duper!

Anu Bhaleraoa year ago

I really liked it very much

Garima Thapaa year ago


Amrita Iyer2 years ago

Thanks Manisha Agarwal:)

Manisha Agarwal2 years ago


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