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July 3, 2009

Sambar Powder ~ Andhra Style


Ingredients :

one cup of coriander seeds
half cup of chana dal ( Split Gram dal )
1/4 teaspoon of fenugreek seeds
5 or 6 red chillies
A small piece of dry coconut
one teaspoon Oil




Method :

Chop the coconut into small pieces and set aside. Heat one teaspoon of oil in a pan. Add and fry coriander seeds, chanadal, next fenugreek seeds and finally red chillies to light brown color. remove it from the flame. when it cools down, add chopped coconut and grind into a fine powder. store in a airtight container.

31 comments:

  1. i have never made sambhar powder at home, looks good, shud try once..

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  2. wow nice home made sambar powder. I am a telugu girl but from Tamil Nadu. I always love to taste Andhra kind of dishes. So now gonna try your sambar powder to see if I can make Andhra sambar. :)

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  3. wow this is interesting..liked the recipe!

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  4. That's for the recipe...I shall make...never really tried making sambar pwd..inbtw Can we avoid the coconut..will it make big difference?

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  5. I always steal sambar powder from my mom's kitchen to mine. This recipe sounds like I need to get my hands on making them :)

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  6. Ooooh, so beautiful! Thank you for the great recipe!!

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  8. i too make the same way but will add 1/2tsp of jeera....

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  9. I never made,my m-law does for me.I will make this :)

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  10. Hi Hari,

    I have been looking for the recipe for sambar(Andhra Style) for a long time. Thanks.
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  11. It's new to me dear..i have never made pdr at home,always using readymix..will surely try...

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  12. hi HC,
    My stock of sambar powder is almost getting over shall try ur Andhra style this time :) Thanks for sharing the recipe dear.
    neat pics.
    TC

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  13. nice entry dear...should give a try for a different taste...

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  14. Its totally diff from my style..ur version looks easy..thanx for sharing..

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  15. never tried making this ..always get it done by someone, though am tempted to do it sometime after seeing in few blogs..

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  16. so aromatic Sambar powder i too make almost in the same way

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  17. Hey, thanks for visiting my blog/site ya. You too have a wonderful blog /site here. I really enjoyed reading out your recipe. I really have great interest towards andra cooking. Your sambar powder is very easy to make. So will try myself. Thanks for your recipe

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  18. I love Andhra sambar although I never tried them at home...thanks for sharing this podi recipe :)

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  19. sounds good. nice variation from the sambar powder we make. always good to know different recipes :)

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  20. hey that's a nice recipe yaar.....never thought of making sambar powder seriously.....i make all other masalas and powders but never thought of this as i make sambar with the store bought powder. Thanks for the share.....i can pretty much make it at home now!

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  21. I also make sambhar with sambhar powder i make at home... your sambhar powder seems interesting ...i will definitely try this...

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  22. I can smell the aroma of the sambar powder from the picture!! Nice flavors :)

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  23. Nice flavoured powder. This is different from waht we make. Surely give a try. We will keep in touch.

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  24. I have never tried but my mother use to make it at home ....your is bit different... thanks for sharing..

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  25. Interesting recipe.Nice click too:)

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  26. Always love Andhra's sambar powder. Nice recipe.

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  27. I've been looking for all these podis. Thanks dear for posting. will tell you how I like it after I make soon.

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  28. Would love to give this one a try.

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  29. Hi, First time visiting your blog. Nice recipes..I am always looking for homemade sambhar powder recipes. Will try this one and let you know.

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