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araithu-vitta-sambar-powder

Sambar Powder Recipe / Araithu Vitta Sambar Podi Recipe


  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 20 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cup 1x

Description

Recipe for home made sambar powder from scratch. This sambar powder is used for making araithu vitta sambar.


Ingredients

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  • 4 teaspoon Toor Dal
  • 2 teaspoon Urad Dal
  • 2 tablespoon Peanuts
  • 2 teaspoon Coriander Seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds (methi)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cumin Seeds
  • 1 small piece Cinnamon Stick (1 inch)
  • 1/2 teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 12 Red Chilli
  • 1/2 teaspoon Turmeric
  • 3/4 teaspoon Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/4 cup Copra / Dessicated Coconut Powder
  • 2 teaspoon ghee for dry roasting

Instructions

  1. Roast toor dal and urad dal in ghee on medium flame until brown and golden. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  2. Dry roast peanuts until nutty ( the crunchy fried peanut texture ). Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  3. Roast the coriander seeds, fenugreek, black pepper, cumin, cinnamon and mustard in half a teaspoon of ghee until fragrant. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  4. Roast the red chillies in half a teaspoon of ghee until fragrant. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  5. Dry roast copra powder until slightly golden. Add in the turmeric powder and the asafoetida and briefly saute for 10 seconds. Transfer to a plate and set aside.
  6. Let all the ingredients cool to room temperature.
  7. Grind to a very fine powder and use within a month.
  • Category: Spice Powders
  • Cuisine: South Indian