Chettinad Sambar Powder / Chettinad Kulambu Powder

Chettinad Sambar Powder
Sambar Powder is an essential recipe for South Indians. In chettinad we make sambar or kulambu every day. so sambar powder is very essential for our day to day cooking. We use this powder in masalai, sambar, kulambu, nonvegetarian kulambu and fries. Once we make in a bulk quantity and store it in an air tight container. It can be used for six months to one year. For better results You can store it in the fridge also.
Chettinad Sambar Powder


Chettinad Sambar Powder Ingredients:
Red chilli         - 500 grams
Coriander seed - 500 grams
Cumin seed - 50 grams
Pepper - 20 grams
Fenugreek - 20 grams
Raw rice         - 100 grams
Bengal gram - 50 grams
Tuvar dal         - 50 grams
Curry leaves - 1 cup
Turmeric        - 2 to 3 (optional)


Chettinad Sambar Powder


Chettinad Sambar Powder Method:
Cut the stem of the red chilli and dry in the direct sun light till crisp. Dry roast coriander till nice aroma comes.
Chettinad Sambar Powder

Dry roast bengal gram and tuvar dal till nice aroma comes.

Chettinad Sambar Powder

Dry roast raw rice till it turns into milk white. Dry roast cumin seed, pepper and fenugreek separately.

Chettinad Sambar Powder

 Dry roast curry leaves till crisp.

Chettinad Sambar Powder


Mix all together and keep aside to cool. Then grind it in the mill. Sieve the powder and store it in the air tight container for about six months to one year.

Chettinad Sambar Powder


Note:
Dry roast all ingredients one by one separately.
You can store it in the air tight container for about one year.
If you dry roast red chilli the color of the powder will change into dark so dry red chilli in the direct sun.
If you want you can add fennel seed 50 grams. ( dry roast and add )
This powder will apt for all sambar.
If the chillies are new, you  can add coriander seeds 750 gms.

Chettinad Sambar Powder

                                                                   

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