Thursday, 29 May 2014

Nuvvula / Yellu / Sesame seeds / Till Chutney

Sesame seeds are used in a variety of Andhra and Karnataka vegetarian preparations like Pulihora, Nuvvulu Annam, Nuvvla gutti vankaya kura ( stuffed brinjal curry) to name a few. Nuvvulu or seasame seeds give a distinctive flavor to the dish being prepared. Here I am preparing chutney which goes well with Idly /dosa / kichidi / vermicelli upma / chapati  using nuvvulu /seasame /till seeds and coconut which is rich in protein and highly nutritious.

Ingredients for Nuvvula / Yellu / Sesame seeds / Till Chutney :

1 cup Sesame seeds
1/4 cup Raw coconut pieces
2 tbsp Tamarind pulp
3 dry Red chillies
4 Cloves Garlic
Salt to taste
2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
1/2 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Urad dal
1 strings Curry leaves
1Pinch Hing

To prepare Nuvvula / Yellu / Sesame seeds / Till Chutney :

1. Heat oil in a pan add cumin seeds, garlic, sesame seeds, red chillies, coconut pieces, cook it in a slow flame for 3 minutes.
2. Add tamarind juice, salt, switch off the flame let it cool down and put it into the blender and make a paste.
3. For tempering heat oil in a pan add mustard seeds, when mustard seeds is splatter, add Urad daal, hing, curry leaves, switch off the flame, and pour to the sesame seeds chutney paste.
4. Serve this chutney with Idly /dosa / kichidi / vermicelli upma / chapati.

Tips / Notes:

·        Adjust the red chillies(depending on the spice) and salt as per your requirement.
·        Add garlic pods as per your requirement.

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