Everest Sambhar Masala
A delicate blend of 14 ingredients that captures the flavours of the all time favourite from the south.
Sambhar is a wonder recipe from the South of India and can be aptly described as a 'designer health food'. The various dals, vegatables, spices and condiments that go into a typical Sambhar gives all the nutrients the body needs.
Sambhar can be had with rice as a South Indian does it almost everyday, or with Idlis, Wadas, Potato Wadas etc. Sambhar, especially with Idlis has gained universal acceptance in India, and is considered as an excellent diet food.
Usage of Everest Sambhar Masala:
Even in South India, Sambhar is prepared differently from region to region. This Everest blend is suited to all the various Sambhar preparations.
Simple steps to special Sambhar
- Cook 100gm Pigeon Peas (Toovar Dal/Arhar Dal) for 30 minutes. Boil Dal with pieces of Drumstick, Brinjal, Pumpkin and Onions.
- Add 2 tbsp of thick Tamarind Juice, Chilli Powder, salt. Add 1 heaped tbsp of Everest Sambhar Masala.
- For the Baghar/Tadka, heat 2 tsp oil, add 1 red chilli, 1/4 tsp fenugreek, 1/2 tsp mustard seeds, 2 sprigs of curry leaves and a pinch of asafoetida.
- Add Baghar/Tadka to the mixture. Boil for 2 min. Serve hot with dosas/idlis/appams for authentic flavour.
Ingredients of Everest Sambhar Masala:
- Bengal Gram
- Black Gram
- Common Salt
- Curry Leaf
- Pigeon Pea (Toovar Dal)