Sambhar powder is a spice blend used throughout India, especially the southern states. it is used to make Sambhar, a broth made with vegetables and cooked lentils flavored with tamarind pulp and sambhar powder.
Turmeric is a spice that comes from the turmeric plant. It is commonly used in Asian food. You probably know turmeric as the main spice in curry. It has a warm, bitter taste and is frequently used to flavor or color curry powders.
Red chili powder is an essential component in the Indian kitchen. Chili powder (also called chili mix) is a spice mix consisting of various ratios of dried ground chile peppers (Cayenne Pepper), cumin, garlic, oregano, and paprika.