Masala powder

Masala powder,Sambar podi,Pulusu kulambu podi


  • Red chili- 500 g
  • Coriander seeds- 500 g
  • Cumin seeds- 250 g
  • Peppercorns – 100 g
  • Fenugreek seeds(Vendhayam)- 25 g
  • Mustard seeds (Kadugu)-25 g
  • Hing (Asafetida)- 25 g
  • Channa dal (Kadalai paruppu) -200 g
  • Toor dal(Thuvara paruppu)- 200 g
  • Urad dal (Ulutham paruppu) – 100 g
  • Rice – 100 g
  • Curry leaves- 50 g
  • Fennel seeds (Perunjeeragam) – 50 g


  1. Roast each ingredient separately.
  2. Roast Red chilies and Curry leaves till it becomes crispy. If the Red chilies are already crispy, no need to fry.
  3. Roast Mustard seeds and Peppercorns till it starts spluttering.
  4. Roast Hing, Red chili and Curry leaves with little Oil. If you are using powdered Hing, roast without Oil. For the other ingredients, do not use oil to roast.
  5. Roat all the remaining items till it turns into golden brown.
  6. Dry grind all the fried items and store it in an air-tight container.

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