Sesame Juice (Tile Udha)

Sesame Juice (Tile Udha)

Sesame, Coconut and Jaggery juice (Tile Udha)  

Sesame, coconut and jaggery juice is a traditional summer cooler. From ages our ancestors have been enjoying this rich sesame juice during the hot summer days. Coconut added along with sesame gives richness to this juice and the much required taste. Cardamom added gives an amazing flavour and aroma to this juice. Jaggery is used as the sweetner, which makes this drink even more healthy. 

This sesame juice tastes best when it is served chilled. It is called as tile udha in Konkani and yellu juice in Kannada and Tulu. A traditional, healthy summer drink. Do give it a try. Shall take only few minutes of yours.

Side Note: Black sesame as well as white sesame can be used to make this delicious, healthy juice.


  • 1/2 cup sesame 
  • 1/2 grated coconut 
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 1/2 cup of powdered jaggery

Serves: 2-3

Preparation Time: 10-15 minutes.

Preparation Method:

  1. Wash and rinse the sesame until the water runs clear. Drain all the water. Most of the departmental stores these days sell cleaned sesame, if the sesame are clean then you can skip this cleaning step.
  2. Grind sesame with grated coconut, jaggery and cardamom into a smooth paste using 1 cup of water.
  3. Transfer the ground sesame into a vessel and add upto another cup of water. Mix well. Dilute the juice with water according to your taste. Add more water if required.
  4. Serve chilled and enjoy. 
  5. You may strain the juice before serving or serve as is. 
  6. Adjust the amount of jaggery you add according to your palate.

P.S: Refrigerate the juice to enjoy it for a day. Finish off the juice on the day of preparation itself as it could get spoilt due to the coconut used.

Here are a few more traditional drinks: Poppy seeds juiceGreen gram juiceCantaloupe drinkHibiscus JuiceFinger millet juice.

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