Nuvvu Podi (Sesame Seed Powder) Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 30 mins

Nuvvu Podi (Sesame Seed Powder)

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"This is my favourite podi (powder). 'Nuvvu' is the Telugu word for 'til' or 'sesame seeds.' This powder is great eaten with rice. It also adds a lovely flavor when sprinkled into Andhra kooras (sabjis)."

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  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    30 mins

Directions

  1. Toast the sesame seeds in a skillet over medium-low heat until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Spread onto a baking sheet to cool.
  2. Heat 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil in the skillet, again over medium-low heat. Fry the red chile peppers in the hot oil until they begin to change color, about 5 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet.
  3. Use a mortar and pestle to grind the sesame seeds, chile peppers, and salt into a powder. Nuvvu podi will keep for a few months on the shelf.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 7 kcal
  • < 1%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.6 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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