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Sambhar Masala Recipe


2 tsp Cumin Seed (Jeera) 
6 tblsp Coriander seeds (Dhania) 
8 Curry Leaves (Kari Patta) 
1/2 tsp Asafetida seeds (Hing) 
11/2 tsp Fenugreek seeds (Methi) 
2 tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi) 
2 tsp Mustard seeds (Rai/Sarson) 
11/2 tsp Red chilli (Lal Mirchi) 
20 Black Pepper corns (Kalimirchi) 
3 tblsp mixed dried Black Beans (Chawli/Lobhia) , Chickpeas (Chana) and Lentils 

How to make sambhar masala:

  • Heat a griddle or a heavy-bottom pan and cook each one ingredient separately for few minutes.
  • Grind them all together in an electric grinder or by hand, then press through a sieve.
  • Store it in an airtight container.
  • Make sure you always close the lid tightly after use.