Til Ka Khatta / Til ka Chutney

Til  ka khatta or Til ka Chutney is a tangy and nutty gravy that is perfect to serve with Hyderabadi Khichdi. Simple and delicious gravy made with Til ( sesame seeds ) and Peanuts along with tamarind juice which gives sourness ( Khatta ) to the gravy. 

This recipes goes to week 2, day 2 of Blogging Marathon 101 under the theme “ Condiments”....


Sesame seeds 1/2 cup
Peanuts 1/2 cup
Tamarind Juice 1 cup
Sliced onions 1/2 cup
Curry leaves 6
Salt to taste
Mustard seeds  1/2 spoon
Cumin seeds 1/2 spoon
Red chili 1
Chopped cilantro 2 spoons
Oil 3 spoons


Dry roast sesame seeds and peanuts separately.
Peel the skin of peanuts and grind them along with sesame seeds  and some water to make a smooth paste.
Add this paste to a bog serving bowl.
Add tamarind juice and sliced onions to the paste and mix well.
Lets prepare tempering now.
Heat oil in and add cumin seeds, mustard seeds, curry leaves, red chili and ginger garlic paste.
Saute for few seconds and add chopped coriander leaves.
Saute and add this tempering to the peanuts sesame liquid.
Add salt to taste and serve with hot Hyderabadi Khichdi.

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rajani said...

Sesame and peanut make a great combination. Great side for biryanis.

Gayathri Kumar said...

Wow, this is such a flavourful chutney. The preparation is quite unique. The tamarind must add an amazing tang to the chutney.

Harini R said...

Wow! this sounds very flavorful.
I have not tried it before.

Suma Gandlur said...

I was waiting for this chutney since you posted the khichdi recipe. It sounds like a flavor loaded one.

Swati said...

I read somewhere elese too about this chutney, can't remember where. Love the flavours here.. good option with idils and dosa or chilla

Sharmila Kingsly said...

Sesame and peanuts always goes great together.yummy chutney..

MySpicyKitchen said...

Sounds like a wonderful chutney. I usually make peanut chutney but never tried both sesame and peanuts.

Srivalli said...

Wow I have never read about this combination, very nice and must try!

Narmadha said...

very flavorful chutney and it goes well with most tiffin items