Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Magic of Unhulled Sesame Seeds:Sesame Potatoes-Tilwale Alu

This simple combination of potatoes and unhulled sesame seeds makes the recipe tasty as well as nutritious.It's a good way of introducing sesame seeds in kid's diet.The nutty and crunchy tasting sesame seeds are a rich source of copper and manganese and also contain good amount of calcium,iron and other beneficial minerals.
Here's a small tip-Always buy unhulled sesame seeds because the mineral content in hulled and unhulled sesame seeds varies significantly.If you compare the calcium and iron content per 1 tbsp serving of both types of seeds,hulled sesame seeds has 5mg calcium and 0.51mg iron whereas the unhulled sesame seed contains 88mg calcium and 1.31 mg iron.

Boiled Potatoes-3 medium sized
Sesame seeds-4-5 teaspoons
Ginger-1 small piece,grated
Green chillies-1,finely chopped
Kasuri methi-1 teaspoon
Cumin seeds-1/4 teaspoon
Coriander powder-1 teaspoon
Turmeric powder-1/4 teaspoon
Salt to taste
Oil-2 teaspoons
Green coriander leaves-2 teaspoons,finely chopped

-Dice the boiled potatoes into medium cubes.
-Heat oil in a pan and let the cumin seeds splutter.Next add the green chillies,grated ginger and sesame seeds and mix well.
-Add the diced potatoes and stir for 2-3 minutes.
-Now add turmeric powder,coriander powder,kasuri methi and salt and cook for another 2 minutes.
-Sprinkle freshly chopped coriander leaves on top.
-Serve hot with puris,chapatis or parathas.

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1 comment:

  1. Very nice post its very helpful for me keep share with us like this thankyou hulled sesame seeds