Ellu Thuvaiyal /Sesame Chutney

This chutney is the perfect accompaniment to ulundham paruppu saadham. It is very simple to prepare.

Sending this recipe to Serve it – Blended series by Krithi of Krithi’s Kitchen & Denny of Oh taste and see.

Ellu Thuvaiyal


50 mg black/brown sesame seeds

3-5 red chillies (adjust according to taste)

A big marble sizetamarind

½ tsp oil

Salt as required

serve it_blended


  1. Wash sesame seeds in water to remove any impurities and strain in a tea-strainer. Let all the water drain.
  2. In a pan dry roast the sesame seeds till they crackle.
  3. Roast the red chillies separately with ½ tsp oil.
  4. Grind together roasted red chillies, sesame, tamarind and salt into chutney.
  5. Serve hot with ulundham paruppu saadham along with a spoon of gingelly oil.

July 17, 2012. Tags: , . Chutney, Nellai Samaiyal, Saiva pillai samaiyal, Sidedish.


  1. Vishnupriya replied:

    Absolutely loved your recipe, enjoyed it with ullandu sadham for lunch.Reminded my days in Tuticorin.Thank you for sharing authentic recipes.

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