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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Nuvvula pachadi - Ellu pachadi - For Idli dosa and pongal - Til ki Chutney

Sesame Chutney(Nuvvula Pachadi) is a simple recipe goes very well with idli, dosa pongal and rice. Sesame seeds have a fabulous nutritional profile, granting their capabilities in fighting, preventing, and reversing illness and disease. The seeds are especially high in copper, manganese, calcium, and magnesium.It is  Great for High-Protein Vegetarian Diet.Not only do sesame seeds contain an anti-cancer compound called phytate, but the magnesium in sesame seeds also harness anti-cancer properties.Sesame seeds have Greater health benefits, it is very good to have with regular food. 

Ellu Pachadi for idli dosa rice and pongal
Sesame seeds - 1/2 cup.
Red chillies - 5.
jaggery - 1 tsp.
oil - to fry.
salt  - as required.
tamarind - small goosebery size.

To temper
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
urad dal  - 1/2 tsp.
curry leaves - few.
red chillies - 1.

  • Soak the tamarind in water for 1/2 an hour  to prepare tamarind extract,then retain the water and throw the pulp.
  • Saute 1/2 cup sesame seeds with 4  red chillies, in a dry kadai, till it lighly turns golden brown colour, and also you get nice aroma(Smell) of sesame seeds.When it cools down, grind it into a smooth paste, with little water. 

  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it splutters add urad dal,curry leaves,red chillies.
  • When dal turns golden brown colour, add tamarind extract,jaggery and salt. when it starts boiling add this ground paste.stir well.When the froth comes switch off the flame.Now Nuvvula pachadi is ready. 

Katte Pongali &Nuvvula Pachadi

Nuvvula pachadi - Ellu pachadi - For Idli dosa and pongal - Til ki Chutney By , sep 18, 2013 Sesame chutney