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Nuvvulu Podi - sesame seed powder

Sujatha Ratnala
10 minutes
Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Nuvvulu Podi - sesame seed powder RECIPE

A simple spicy recipe made of coarsely ground sesame seeds. Good source of natural oils and can be had with rice without any topping of oil.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Easy
  • Andhra Pradesh
  • Roasting
  • Blending
  • Accompaniment
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. sesame seeds (nuvvulu) - 1 glass
  2. jeera - 1 sp
  3. chilly powder - 4 sp or to taste
  4. salt


  1. In a kadai or heavy bottomed vessel, heat the sesame seeds and jeera over low flame.
  2. Sprinkle some water (5-6 sp) and allow the sesame seeds to turn moist. Keep stirring. After a while, the seeds start to crackle, puff up and increase in size. Turn off the flame.
  3. Allow it to cool a bit.
  4. Pulse in a mixer and grind very coarsely. Over blending will make it powdery and smooth.
  5. Add required amount of chilly powder and salt.
  6. Store in an air tight container.

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sukanya s   Apr-03-2016

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Gaurvi Lalit   Mar-28-2016

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