SDS Sambher Masala



Sambhar Masala

Coriander. Urad Dal, Dal Chana, Red Chillies, Fenugreek Seeds, Cumin Seeds, Black Pepper, Turmeric, Mustard Seeds, Curry Leaves, Asafoetida.


Sambher is a lentil based vegetable stew based on a broth made with Tamarind. It is popular in South Indian and Sri Lankan (Tamil) cuisines.


Sambhar Masala


Split Pigeon Peas/Toor Dal                          soaked 1/2 cup

SDS Sambhar Masala

Drumstick peeled                                         1

Potato peeled                                               1 medium

Red pumpkin (bhopla/kaddu) peeled            50 grams

Salt                                                                to taste

Oil                                                                  2 tablespoons

Sambhar Onions                                            10-15

Mustard seeds                                                1/2 teaspoon

Curry leaves                                                    15-20

Green chillies slit                                              2

Dried red chillies broken                                  1

Tamarind pulp                                                  1 tablespoon


Heat 2 cups water in a deep nonstick pan. Cut drumstick into 1 inch pieces and add to the pan. Cube potato and red pumpkin and add along with salt. Cover and cook till vegetables are cooked.

Pressure cook dal with salt and 1 cup water till 3-4 whistles are given out. Open the lid of the cooker when the pressure reduces completely and mash the dal well. Heat oil in a deep nonstick pan. Slice Sambhar onions.

Add mustard seeds, curry leaves and sambhar onions to the oil in the pan and sauté. Add green chilies and continue to sauté till fragrant.

Add red chilly and SDS Sambhar Masala and mix and sauté for 1 minute. Add a little water and mix. Add dal and cook, stirring, for 3-4 minutes. Add the vegetables along with the water in which they were cooked and mix.

Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Adjust consistency by adding water as required. Simmer for 4-5 minutes. Serve hot with hot steamed rice or with idli or dosa.

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About Us

SDS is an artisanal maker of the unique blend of spices and seasonings that bring Indian food to life. SDS strives to:

  • Help you make consistently delicious meals
  • Remove the hassle from cooking so you can focus on enjoying your food
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