Sambar Powder


Corriander seeds – ½ kg

Red chillies – ¼ kg

Pepper – 50 grams

Tuar dal – ¼ kg

Turmeric powder – 100 gms


  1. Dry roast corriander seeds & tuar dal separately for a few minutes in a non-stick tawa.
  2. Allow cooling.
  3. Grind to fine powder in mixie with rest of the ingredients.


  • Sambar & Rasam powders are best ground from traditional maavu mills.
  • But for those who live abroad, this can be alternative when they run out of home-made powders.