TIRUNELVELI IYENGAR SAMBAR POWDER

TIRUNELVELI  IYENGAR SAMBAR POWDER



TIRUNELVELI  IYENGAR SAMBAR POWDER

Ingredients:

Toor dal                             - 1 1/4 tbsp

Channa dal                        - 3/4 tbsp

Urad dal                             - 3/4 tbsp

Red chillies                        - 5

Coriander seeds                 - 2 1/2 tbsps

Pepper corns                      -1 tsp

Mustard seeds                    - 1/4 tsp

Fenugreek seeds                - 1/4 tsp

Cumin seeds                      - 1/2 tsp

Turmeric powder               - 1/4 tsp

Asafoetida                          - 1/4 tsp

Fresh curry leaves             - 7 stigs

METHOD:

Dry roast the dals on low heat for 5 mins till the dals release their flavor keep aside

Add coriander seeds and roast for 5 mins till they turn dark brown and release their flavor

Add fenugreek seeds and roast for 2 mins till they turn red.

Add the mustard seeds and roast till they start popping. Remove and keep aside.

Add cumin seeds and pepper corns and roast for 2 mins. Remove and keep aside.

Finally roast the dry red chillis and curry leaves for a min and remove.

Add a 1/2 tsp of oil when hot add the asafoetida and roast it well.

Let it cool well

Add turmeric powder grind it in a blender to a coarse powder..

Preserve in air tight bottle... Increase the ingredients in same ratio if you want more quantity of powder..

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