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Unlocking 7 Health Benefits of Sambar Masala

Unlocking 7 Health Benefits of Sambar Masala

Posted by Suryamasale on 14th Jun 2024

Hello to all food lovers! If you happen to like South Indian cuisine, then you must have heard of a delicious and spicy mixture named sambar. However, are you aware that what makes it to have such a rich taste is actually the mixture of diverse ingredients, especially Surya Masale's sambar masala?

In this blog, we will explore the health advantages of this special condiment looking at how it can tantalize one’s food while at the same time pacifying nutritional requirements; therefore, brace yourself while boosting your well-being with every spoonful of Surya Masale's sambar masala!

What is Sambar and Sambar Masala?

Sambar, oh, it is not just a boil! It is a taste-crammed sojourn that travels straight from the core of South Indian cookery. Originating from southern India, this spicy delight has now found its way to other parts of India and beyond. However, hold on! Every place in India makes sambar in its own unique way; did you know that? In Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu they add all kinds of vegetables or fruits with pulses like lentils or even coconut for a little zing. And hey, if you are spending time together in the coastal areas of Karnataka, get ready for a coconut-infused extravaganza called Koddel. Yep, they take their sambar seriously there!

Now, let us talk about the real hero behind the scenes, Sambar Masala. It is like the magic powder that transforms the ordinary into extraordinary. Think of a blend of coriander, cumin, fenugreek, curry leaf, turmeric, a fiery kick from red chilies and much more. Every household, every region, has their own secret recipe for this spice blend. To add more taste, others will add a little bit of asafetida or curry leaves. For sambar to be a superstar in South Indian meals, it needs that special substance known only to the South Indian or simply called the secret ingredient.

And Surya Masale, well they have got it all sorted; their mastery on how to make this masala make them one of the best if not the best at making it taste like purely natural lip-smacking sambar. Therefore, the answer is Surya Masale for great sambhar taste!”

Health Benefits of Sambar Masala:

Sambar masala is a blend of various spices used in South Indian cuisine, particularly in making Sambar, a popular lentil-based boil. Surya Masale is a well-known brand that produces high-quality pure spices, including Sambar masala. Now, let us dive into the health benefits:

  1. Rich in Antioxidants: Surya Masale’s Sambar Masala has spices that include coriander, cumin, curry leaves, and fenugreek. These antioxidants function as a defense mechanism against free radicals in the body hence reducing chronic diseases like cancer and heart diseases.
  2. Anti-inflammatory Properties: Some of the Sambar masala constituents are asafetida, turmeric and red chili powder which contain anti-inflammatory properties such as phytosterol compounds that help control inflammation. Regular use of Surya Masale’s Sambar will help you effectively reduce inflammation within your body to alleviate conditions such as arthritis and inflammatory bowel diseases.
  3. Digestive Aid: Cumin, fenugreek, curry leaves, and asafetida in Sambar masala combination helps during the digestion process. In turn, such spices work by increasing digestive enzymes leading to better digestion; hence, it is important component for any meal that might result in bloating or indigestion.
  4. Boosts Metabolism: In Surya Masale's Sambar masala black pepper and chili found are known for their fat burning effects. It thus helps with weight control. Real life physical vitality can also be impacted in a positive way when such foods are consumed.
  5. Enhances Immunity: Turmeric and cumin, in sambar masala, help enhance immunity. By eating sambar seasoned with Surya Masale, one can develop a strong immunity that keeps away infections.
  6. Balances Blood Sugar Levels: Sambar masala consists of certain spices like fenugreek and cumin which are known to help in the regulation of blood sugar levels, which is good for those suffering from diabetes or who may develop diabetes over time.
  7. Heart Health: The Sambar masala with turmeric and fenugreek contains ingredients that are good for the heart. It is because they can lower cholesterol and keep blood pressure within healthy levels hence helping to reduce the chances of getting any heart problems.

Ingredients in Sambar Masala

  • Coriander Seed
  • Chili
  • Tur Dal
  • Chana Dal
  • Starch
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper
  • Curry Leaf
  • Cumin
  • Vegetable Oil
  • Asafetida

Recipe for 500gm Sambar:

  1. Cook 150gm Dal with 250gm Vegetables in water along with Turmeric & Oll.
  2. Add squeezed, Tamarind paste & salt as per the taste.
  3. Add about 50 gm of "Surya Sambar Masala" and boil the contents for 5 minutes.
  4. Season with Mustard, Cumin, Curry leaves and green Chilies.
  5. Add shredded coconut to taste.

How to store Sambar Masala?

To keep your sambar masala fresh and flavorful for a long time, store it in an airtight container after opening the Surya Masale’s hygienically packaging. Make sure the container is clean and dry before transferring the masala into it. Store the container in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. This will help preserve the aroma and flavor of the masala for several months.

Wrapping Up,

Adding Sambar masala to your dishes means you get to enjoy health benefits while tasting the spices. Full of flavor, Sambar masala spices that include turmeric, coriander, and cumin make for a potent source of nutrition-from aiding digestion to building immunity! So why wait? Add to your dishes a plateful of delight with Surya Sambar masala that fills in nourishment to your body form best! Discover the Tasty Tadka of Spices, Sweets, Namkeen, Kitchen Paste, Pickles, Bakery and more at Surya Masale!

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