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February 14, 2005

Hygienic, Flavourful & Tasty.

What is Sambar? It's a southern Indian lentil and vegetable soup-stew. It's meant to be eaten over rice like a stew, but the consistency is more soup-like.

As an adventure, I went down to the East Village yesterday to go Indian and Japanese grocery shopping. The fiery spice mix for sambar can either be homemade or bought. As I had not tried the bought version, I decided to get some commercial mix (called either sambar masala or sambar podi) to see how it compared.

At Dowel Quality Products (1st Avenue & 5th Street) I found two varieties of sambar powder, but this was the one that I had to buy.

Hygienic, Flavourful & Tasty. What more could one ask of a new blog?


Posted by Leigh Witchel at February 14, 2005 11:29 PM

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