Til ka khatta | How to make Til ka khatta

By Tanuja G  |  21st Nov 2015  |  
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About Til ka khatta Recipe

This is one of the side dishes that always accompanies a Hyderabadi Khichdi. Everyone loves to have atleast one of the dishes to be tangy in Hyderabad and Telangana regions.

Til ka khatta, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Til ka khatta by Tanuja G will definitely help you in its preparation. The Til ka khatta can be prepared within few minutes. The time taken for cooking Til ka khatta is 10 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 4 people. The recipe details out how to make Til ka khatta step by step. The detailed explanation makes Til ka khatta so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Til ka khatta can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Til ka khatta from BetterButter.

Til ka khatta

Ingredients to make Til ka khatta

  • Marble sized tamarind - soaked (with thick juice extracted)
  • Water to dilute the tamarind extract
  • salt to taste
  • 2 teaspoons of roasted sesame seeds (powdered)
  • 1 small sized onion - diced
  • oil for tempering
  • 1 sprig of curry leaves
  • 3 dried red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin seeds
  • A pinch of turmeric powder.

How to make Til ka khatta

  1. Mix together the tamarind extract, water, sesame seeds powder, salt. Stir it well together.
  2. Heat oil in a pan. Add in cumin seeds and fry for 5 seconds. Then add curry leaves followed by dry red chillies. Fry for another 5 seconds.
  3. Next, add in onion and fry till they turn translucent in colour. Add in turmeric powder and continue stirring.
  4. Finally add the diluted tamarind extract. Boil for 2-3 minutes and switch off the gas.
  5. Serve warm as a side for khichdi for best taste.

My Tip:

Ginger-garlic paste and onions are optional ingredients. They can be added for an enhanced flavor. Chopped mint leaves, coriander leaves can be used to garnish.

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