Ellu pajji or ellu chutney recipe explained with step by step pictures. Ellu pajji is a coorg style sesame seeds chutney. Ellu pajji or chutney is prepared using sesame seeds, coconut, onion, green chili, tamarind, jaggery and salt. Ellu chutney is very tasty and is generally served with akki rotti.
Ellu translates to sesame seeds in Kannada language...And pajji is a general name for chutney kind of preparation in Coorg language. Kodagu, also known as Coorg, is a rural district in the southwest Indian state of Karnataka. They generally pair this delicious chutney with akki rotti or rice flour roti. I learnt this recipe from my friend Archana.
Sesame seeds are extremely beneficial for health. They include the ability to prevent diabetes, lower blood pressure, prevent a wide variety of cancers, build strong bones, protect against radiation, and an improve the heart health. They also help to cure sleep disorders, improve digestion, reduce inflammation, boost respiratory health, and aid in dental care. Sesame seeds improve blood circulation, detoxify the body and eliminate depression and stress.
If you are looking for more chutney recipes then do check doddapatre chutney, watermelon-rind chutney, garlic chutney, coriander leaves chutney, ridgegourd peel chutney, brahmi chutney and radish chutney.
Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 10 min
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