Ellu (Til) Chutney


  • White Til (Ellu) seeds – 2 tablespoon
  • Coconut gratings – ½ cup
  • Red Chillies – 3 to 4 Nos (depending on the size)
  • Tamarind – a small gooseberry size
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon or as per taste
  • Oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Mustard – ½ teaspoon
  • Curry Leaves – few


  1. Clean the til seeds and fry it in a dry kadai till it pops up. Remove it and cool.
  2. Mix coconut, chillies, tamarind, fried til and salt together and grind to a fine paste.
  3. Season it with mustard and curry leaves.


  1. HI kamala,

    I just discovered your website…i liked it a lot, esp the variety in chutneys…

    Also i wish you could include more of other cuisines also apart from the Tamil ones…:-)

    Anyway, good work and all the best.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *