The Big Boys Curry Book

Sambar Masala.

This hilarious edifice is actually a light house in the Valiyavila Family Estate, Quilon

Used for making the Southern Indian Sambar. Masalas should be stored in dark airtight jars and as a rule improve with a bit of age.


  • 1 cup Channa dhal
  • 3/4 cup Coriander seed
  • 10 dry chillies
  • 1 tspn Black pepper
  • 1/4 tspn Fenugreek seed
  • 1/4 tspn Asafoetida


  1. Dry fry all ingredients except Asafoetida.
  2. Grind all together when lukewarm and store.

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