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Bene (Sesame Seed) Chutney

Prep Time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: East Indian
Servings: 16
Author: Felix


  • 1 cup sesame seeds
  • 12 leaves chadon beni
  • 8 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • Water


  • Dry roast the sesame seeds for 10 mins in a pot. Leave to cool in a bowl. Grind the chadon beni and garlic in the mortar. Set aside.
  • Grind the seeds dry using a mortar and pestle or food processor etc. Mix in the ground chadon beni mixture with the ground bene (sesame) seeds. Add salt and pepper to taste and mix. While mixing add 5 - 6 tbsp. water.


We are looking for a paste like consistency when making this chutney. This chutney doesn't last long so you will have to eat it out as soon as possible.