Today I am sharing a very delicious dry chutney powder that can be whipped up in just 15 minutes. Yes you heard it right. Interesting right?… The ingredients for this yummy Sesame Garlic Chutney powder is easily available in your kitchen. You can get all these ingredients in any Asian Store or you can even order online. Sesame and Garlic are widely used in Indian Cuisine considering their health benefits .

What is Chutney powder or Chutney Podi?

Chutney powder or chutney podi or chutney pudi is a condiment usually served with Idli ,Dosa, Paniyaram , Akki Rotti or even mixed with rice and Oil or ghee in South India.There are many varieties of chutney podi or powder recipes. Some recipes are prepared with dals ,peanuts,sesame seeds,flax seeds, moringa leaves, curry leaves ,coriander , mint leaves to name a few. Each one is unique and varies slightly from each family recipe. I love to prepare various podis and use it in my subzi and curries too.It tastes amazing.

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Ingredients for Sesame Garlic Chutney Powder:

  • Sesame Seeds: I have used both black and white sesame. You can use only white sesame if you want. It is rich in fiber and a power house of nutrients.
  • Curry Leaves: Adds a nice flavor to the chutney powder. You can find it any asian store or can be purchased online.
  • Urad Dal: Also known as black gram. I have white whole urad dal.
  • Dry Red Chillies: I have used kashmiri dry red chilli and a spicy variety here. You can use any dry red chilli of your choice to adjust the spice levels.
  • Garlic: Garlic adds a nice aroma and has many health benefits.
  • Salt to Taste: Most important ingredient of the dish.

Recipe for Sesame Garlic Chutney Powder:

  • Author: Preethi Prasad
  • Prep Time : 5 Mins
  • Cook Time : 10 Mins
  • Total Time : 15 mins
  • Course : Condiment
  • Cuisine : Indian

Ingredients for Sesame Garlic Chutney Powder:

  • 2 Tbsp Black Sesame seeds
  • 1 Tsp White Sesame Seeds
  • Handfull of Curry Leaves
  • 8 Garlic Cloves
  • 4 Kashmiri Chillies
  • 4 Dry Chillies (Slightly Spicy Variety)
  • Salt to Taste
  • 2 Tsp Urad dal


  • Heat a wide bottom pan.
  • Chop garlic into thin chips before you dry roast it.
  • Dry roast all the ingredients separately.
  • Ensure to roast on medium flame . They should be slightly golden brown and not burnt.
  • Allow it to cool completely.
  • Grind all the ingredients and spread it on a plate . Once it is at room temperature store it in an air tight container.
  • Stays good for a week outside. No need to refrigerate.
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  1. Wow Preethi sesame garlic chutney powder with curry leaves sounds superbly delicious and flavorful. I am sure it will enhance the taste of any dish. I would love to sprinkle it on my idli. Loved this easy to make and lipsmacking chutney powder.

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