Things We Need to prepare sambhar powder
Toor Dal/Pigeon Pea/Kandi Pappu – 3tbsps
Chana Dal/Split Garbanzo/Senaga Pappu – 3 tbsps
Coriander/Dhaniya/Dhaniyalu seeds – 2 tbsps
Cumin/Jeera/Jeerlakarra – 1 tsp
Black Pepper/Miriyalu/kali mirch – 1/2 tsp
Methi/Menthulu/fenugreek seeds – 1/4 tsp
Dry Red Chillies – 10-12
Hing/Asefotida – 2 pinches (optional)
Heat a dry pan and roast toor dal and chana dal till give nice aroma in your kitchen,Slightly brown and remove .
In the same pan dry roast cumin,fenugreek,coriander and pepper for a couple of mins.Be careful not to over fry and burn as they splutter take out of the pan and cool.
Again in the same pan add red chillies and stir for a min and remove .Cool all the ingredients and make fine powder using mixer jar spice jar.
Cool and store in an air tight container,this can be used for about 3-4 times in sambhars or charu with tomato or drumsticks.