PRIYA NUVVULA PODI or sesame seeds spice powder is a blend of white sesame seeds, Bengal gram, cup split black gram, cumin seeds, coriander seeds, dried red chillis, crushed garlic pods, salt, and oil. Prized in Ayurveda for its ability to generate heat and energy in the body and its numerous beauty and hair benefits. Priya Nuvvula podi is rich in nutrition that makes it a must-have in your winter diet.
There is something very addictive about nuvvulu or sesame seeds which are rich in protein and highly nutritious. Though not aromatic, when ground with other spices like dry red chillis, garlic, coriander seeds, cumin seeds, and lentils, the earthy, nutty flavor of sesame seeds overpowers the flavor of the remaining spices.
Add 1 tbsp of the Podi and 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil to 1 cup of hot steamed rice. Mix well and savor by itself. This is the base powder for making pulihora, stuffed brinjal in Andhra, and also the very famous vaangi Bath.
Sesame seeds are high in magnesium, which may help lower blood pressure. Additionally, their antioxidants may help prevent plaque buildup.
sesame seeds are especially rich in nutrients vital to bone health, including calcium. These seeds are a rich source of various nutrients like selenium, copper, zinc, iron, vitamin B6, vitamin E that play a crucial role in the production of white blood cells to fight infections. These seeds aid blood sugar control because they’re low in carbs and high in quality protein and healthy fats. Along with numerous vitamins and minerals, sesame seeds are also a good source of energy as they have high-fat content mainly omega 3 fats.
Regular consumption of sesame seeds provides good amounts of calcium, especially for women which in turn contributes to healthy bones. Store the Nuvvula Podi in an air-tight bottle.