Sesame Seeds (Yellu) Kuzhambu

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 3
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3 tbsp - Black Yellu (sesame seeds):
  • 5 - red chillies
  • 1 tbsp - toor dal
  • 1 tbsp - urad dal
  • 5 - chopped big size coconut
  • 1 - small lemon size tamarind
  • Salt to taste
  • For Seasoning:
  • 1 tsp - oil
  • 1 tsp - mustard seeds

How to Make Sesame Seeds (Yellu) Kuzhambu

  • Soak the tamarind in water and extract the juice and keep it aside.
  • Fry the coconut in flame directly till it turns golden brown colour.
  • Dry fry the Yellu (Sesame Seeds) in a pan till it starts to sputter and add this to mixer.
  • Pour some oil in pan and fry the red chilli and the dals and fry it till the dal turns golden brown colour.
  • Add these to mixer and grind it to a paste.
  • Heat the pan and add oil.
  • To this add mustard seeds and when the mustard seeds starts to sputter, add tamarind juice extract.
  • To this add salt and allow the tamarind mixture to boil till raw smell goes off.
  • Now add the ground Yellu (Sesame Seeds) mixture and allow the kuzhambu to boil.
  • The Yellu (Sesame Seeds) kuzhambu is ready to serve with rice.
  • Recipe courtesy: Subbu's Kitchen.