Sambar masala

Here is the recipe for homemade sambar masala. It will make about 1 kg of sambar masala. you can reduce the quantity proportionately if you want to make more or less quantity.

Sambar Masala

A key ingredient in making of sambar
Author Lokesh


  • 50 grams oil
  • 35 grams hing
  • 25 grams methi dana
  • 50 grams urad dal
  • 50 grams chana dal
  • 25 grams kali mirch
  • 400 grams coriander seeds
  • 10 grams sarso
  • 100 grams jeera
  • 200 grams kashmere red chili
  • 50 grams spicy red chili whole
  • 15 grams turmeric powder
  • 10 grams curry leaves
  • 5 grams khaskhas

Step by step instructions

  • heat oil in a kadahi on low flame, dry roast all ingredients for 20 minutes. let it cool, grind in a mixer. keep in airtight container. use as required.

If you produce it in large quantity which you will probably not be able to use in your south indian dishes, you can use it as kitchen king in your every day curries and dal. it will make them taste good and stand out flavors.

Lokesh Sethia

By Lokesh

A seasoned chef, who knows how to cook food as well as PHP, MySql. A hardcore vocal advocate of vegetarian lifestyle and believes in eating before sunset.

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