Sesame chutney / Ellu Thuvayal

Sesame chutney / Ellu Thuvayal
Sesame Chutney / Elly Thuvayal

Sesame Chutney / Elly Thuvayal


  • Black Sesame seeds/Ellu – 2 tbsp
  • Grated coconut – 1 tbsp
  • Blackgram/Urad dal – 1 tbsp
  • Garlic – 5 cloves
  • Tamarind – a pea sized
  • Red chillies – 5 nos
  • Salt to taste
  • Gingelly oil – 1 tbsp


  • Dry roast sesame/ellu seeds in low flame, be carefully it should be burnt.
  • Remove from fire and cool it.
  • Dry roast grated coconut, fry till it turns golden brown. Remove from fire.
  • Dry roast blackgram, redchillies, garlic and tamarind. Wait till the raw smell goes off.
  • Now grind all these together by adding water to a fine paste.
  • Heat oil in kadai. Pur mustard, split blackgramand curry leaves.
  • Wait till it crackle.
  • Now pour the chutney to it and stir well for 5 mins.

Serve hot. It goes out well with all variety rices especially highlight with ulundu sadam, idli and dosa.


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