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Homemade Sambhar/Charu Powder

Ingredients For Sambhar/Charu Powder

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.

Homemade Sambhar/Charu Powder

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.


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