Sambar powder or Curry powder or Kuzhambu milagai thool

by - October 07, 2010

This is the Multi purpose chilly powder learnt from my Mom which makes all of my dishes tasty. It can be used in any Veg or Non-veg gravy. It stands for its own smell & Taste. Can be stored & used for several months.


Dry red chillies - 250 gms
Coriander seeds - 250 gms
Turmeric whole - 5 nos
Poppy seeds - 100 gms
Thuvar dal - 100 gms
Raw rice - 100gms
whole pepper corns - 50 gms
cumin - 50 gms
Aniseed(sombu) - 50gms
Fenugreek - 50 gms
Asafoetida - 2 spoon
cinnamon 4" stick - 3
curry leaves 7 strand

  • Sun dry the above ingredients for 2 - 3 days or dry roast each ingredient seperately in a pan. Grind roasted ingredient in mixer in to fine powder or grind it in grinding mill.
  • Allow it to cool & store it in air tight container.

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