This sambhar powder can be used for all paruppu and vethal kuzhambus. Can be Ground at home in a mixer.
Coriander seeds 1 cup.
Red chillies 10 nos.
Toor dal 2 tablespoons.
Urad dal 2 tablespoons.
Channa dal 2 table spoons.
Black pepper corns 2 table spoons.
Verali manjal( Turmeric pods) long variety 2 pieces.
Dried curry leaves 4 twigs.
Break the turmeric pod into smaller pieces before putting in a mixer. If you fell your mixer is not a heavy duty one, then use 1 table spoon turmeric powder instead.
Dry the curry leaves at least four days before grinding.
Mix all ingredients and dry in the sun for a few hours. Alternate method is to heat in the microwave for two minutes stirring in between. The idea is to remove all the moisture.
Grind all ingredients to make a fine powder. Store in air tight containers and use when required.
You can increase the quantities and grind in a mill.