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pp sambhar masala

Pathare Prabhu Sambhar Masala

  • Author: Hazel
  • Prep Time: 30m
  • Total Time: 46 minute


Pathare Prabhu Sambhar masala


4 cups coriander seeds
3 tbsp cumin seeds
3 tbsp caraway seeds (shahjeera)
2 1/2 cups packed dried Byadgi chillies
1/2 cup wheat
1/2 cup split Bengal gram (chana dal)
3 tbsp black mustard seeds
1 1/2 tbsp fenugreek seeds
20 cloves
10 green cardamoms
3 black cardamoms
4 star anise
6-inch stick of cinnamon
2 whole nutmegs (1 tbsp)
2 pieces mace
15 pieces cobra saffron (nagkesar)
2 tbsp black peppercorns
1 tbsp black stone flower (dagad phool)
6 bay leaves
2 tsp asafoetida powder
3 tbsp turmeric powder
2 tbsp poppy seeds


1. Dry roast the Bengal gram, chillies and poppy seeds separately until they smell toasty. Take off the heat and cool. Mix in the remaining spices.
2. Grind all ingredients together into a fine powder. Store in an airtight jar for up to 6 months.