Special Occasion Masala with Coconut from Tamil Nadu

May 21, 2020

Contributed by Meenakshi Rajagopalan

While making Sambar, add only half the quantity of sambar powder and balance with this Special masala for an authentic taste.


  1. Dhaniya Seeds
  2. ¾ spoon for Chana Dal
  3. Dry Red Chilli
  4. Coconut
  5. Oilt
  6. Hing


  1. Take a little oil in kadai/pan add hing roast a spoon in Dhaniya seeds,
  2. Add 3/4 spoon of chana dal, dry red chilli and coconut and grind into a paste adding a little water

This fiery masala can be used to liven up many meals.