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sambar powder (सांबार पौडर)

Language: Hindi

Description: A mixture of spices used in the vegetarian dishes of southern India, particularly dhal. Every household will have its own preferred recipe. Garam masala is more common to northern India, as the "hot spices" are preferred to chillis in the cold winters. In southern Indian vegetarian cooking, the equivalent is sambhar powder and in western India, goda masala and kholombo powder. In Punjab, tandoori masala is the most common, and in Bengal panch phoron.


Ethnicity: Indian Subcontinent
Most frequent country: India
Most frequent region: Tamil Nadu

See foods and dishes: garam masala, goda masala, kholombo poder, panch phoron, tandoori masala

Other web reference:
Gernot-Katzer's-spice-pages.com


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