2011/03/03

SAMBAR POWDER / SAMBAR PODI

This is the measurement we follow in our family for years together . This is my grandmother's measurement .





INGREDIENTS :


Red Chillies - 1/2 kg
Turmeric whole - 50 g
Boiled Rice - 1/2 of (1/4 padi) in tamil measurement or 1 cup
Pepper - 25 gms
Fennel Seeds - 25 gms

Compounded Asafoetida - 25 gms
Jeera - 100 gms
Coriander Seeds - 1/2 kg

Toor Dal - 125 gms
Channa dal - 125gms
Urat dal - 125 gms
Methi seeds - 25 gms
Dried curry leaves - 1 handful

METHOD OF PREPARATION :


1) Sun dry all the ingredients for 4-5 hours .
2) Then , dry roast them one by one . Allow it to cool and machine grind them to fine powder.
3) Store it in a dried air tight container . For daily use , you can store a minimum quantity in a small box . Use only dried spoon or ladle .

22 comments :

jeyashrisuresh said...

nice flavourful sambar podi

jayashree said...

Nice of to share your family's heirloom recipe !!
It certainly is a keeper recipe.
Is this powder also good in rasam?

S.Menaga said...

nice & flavourable podi!!

savitha ramesh said...

Home made podis are the best...Love the colour.

Priya said...

Flavourful sambar podi..

Priti said...

Podi looks gud and easy

Gayathri Anand said...

adding boiled rice is something new to me ...thanks for sharing ur grandmother recipe ...

Chitra said...

We use the same except fennel:)

Rekha shoban said...

simple n easy powder

Tina said...

Aromatic powder...

SravsCulinaryConcepts said...

wonderful.. !! Flavorful sambar powder

Shanthi said...

Lovely colour and a treasure from your granny

Umm Mymoonah said...

Home made sambar podi are always the winner.

USHA said...

Oh wonderful blog.

I looked authenic grandmom's podi items and everythings..

Keep posting more, thanks for sharing/.

Varunavi said...

Boiled rice in the sambar.I am going to make this once my sambar powder gets over....

GEETHA ACHAL said...

sambar podi arumai...ithu varai samabar podi seithathu illai...amma than araithu kodupanga...thanks for sharing...

aipi said...

Homemade is always the best..delicious looking!!

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Cham said...

Boiled rice in sambar podi very different and aromatic sambar podi!

Devi said...

Thanks for sharing the family recipe :).. nice one!!..

Nandini said...

Very aromatic podi.

Roopa said...

wow dear, I was searching for a sambar powder recipe and urs looks tempting enuff to try since you mentioned that its been in ur family for years :)

Dimah said...

Hi,
first time here…
Simple and easy powder..thanks for sharing!