January 28, 2013

Nuvvula Porutu (Gingelly Seed Curry)

Nuvvulu (Gingelly Seeds) - 50 gms
Onions - 2
Green Chillies - 3
Salt to taste
Turmeric - 1/4 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1/2 tsp
Mustard seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cumin seeds - 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves - few
Coriander leaves - 1 tbsp (chopped)
Oil - 1 tbsp


  • Clean and soak gingelly seeds for 15 minutes then grind to make fine paste.
  • Finely chop onions and green chillies.
  • Heat oil in kadai, add mustard and cumin seeds, curry leaves. Fry till mustard crackles.
  • Add chopped green chillies and onions and saute till they are transparent. Add turmeric, salt and red chilli powder. Mix well and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add gingelly paste, 1 cup of water, coriander leaves. Cook for 5 minutes or till the curry is little dry.
  • Serve with rice.

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