Sambar Powder or Sambar Podi is a flavorful South Indian style coarse textured spices powder, prepared by grinding various type of basic Indian spices and dhals. Sambar powder is the main ingredient used to make sambar, a popular south Indian gravy.
Sambar powder is an important ingredient found in South Indian kitchens. It is prepared by roasting and grinding various types of Indian spices and dhal. Sambar powder is the main ingredient used to make sambar, a popular south Indian gravy. Sambar is normally eaten with rice, lentil donuts (vadas), rice cakes (idlis) and rice crepe (dosas).
Sambar is a lentils-based vegetable stew or chowder cooked with a tamarind broth. It is popular in South Indian and Sri Lankan Tamil cuisines.