Sambar Masala Paste

Updated: Aug 31

Preparation and Cooking Time: 25 min. Ingredients: 1 tbsp Coriander Seeds

1 tbsp Chana Dal Split (Split Brown Chickpeas)

1 tbsp Urad Dal Split (Split Black Gram)

1 cup Fresh Coconut Grated

5 Dry Red Chillies

1 tbsp Oil

½ tsp Asafoetida Method:

  1. In a small pan add oil, coriander seeds, chana dal, urad dal and roast on a low flame for 2 minutes.

  2. Then add the red chillies and grated coconut, stirring continuously until the coconut turns golden brown.

  3. Remove from heat but stir continuously for 2-3 minutes then add the asafoetida and mix well, then allow it to cool.

  4. Grind all the spices to a smooth and thick paste by adding ¼ to ⅓ cup of water.

  • Do this one day advance so that the spices are infused and refrigerate overnight.

  • This will make one cup paste.


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