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Curry Leaves and Sesame Seed Thogayal

Published under: South Indian

Curry Leaves is primarily used as a flavouring agent in Indian cuisine. Curry leaf powder is a very popular accompaniment to any meal in South India. This thogayal made with black sesame seeds and curry leaves is rich in iron and is helpful in aiding digestion. Serve with cooked rice and ghee.

Black Sesame Seeds


  • Roasted Black Sesame Seeds – 1 tblsp
  • Curry Leaves – 1 cup
  • Ginger – 2 tblsp, Peeled and grated
  • Tamarind – small piece
  • Jaggery – small piece
  • Salt to Taste


  1. Separately grind the sesame seeds in a mixer.
  2. Add the curry leaves along and give a short blend.
  3. Later add, salt, tamarind, grated ginger, jaggery and grind it to a thick paste.
  4. If needed, add very little water and grind.
  5. This thogayal is rich in iron and very good source of digestion.


Sunita Karthik
Sunita Karthik
Sunitha Karthik is a food lover who loves experiment with food. She worked in BPO industry for several years before deciding to settle down with family. She is a self-taught cook who has learnt to cook by experimenting with ingredients and watching various cooking shows. Mother of two kids and supporting her husband's business, she still finds time to cook up a storm in the kitchen.

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