Sambar powder needs no introduction in South Indian homes.Each and every household have their own version of sambar/rasam powder.These magic powders can turn a dull meal to a feast.This is my mom's recipe and I took extra packs of her 'Sambar Podi' when I left India-One reason ,I didnt want to miss her Sambar,Two my sambar powder recipe is yet to be mastered to her taste.

You Need:

Coriander Seeds - 1 cup

Gram Dhal - 2 tablespoons

Fenugreek seeds - 1 tablespoon

Red chillies- adjust to taste

Asafoetida - 1/2 teaspoon

  1. Dry roast coriander seeds till you get a nice aroma
  2. Fry the remaining ingredients together in a little oil.
  3. Cool and powder all ingredients togerther finely.
  4. Store in an airtight container and use as required.

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