sesame rice
Sesame Rice/ how to make sesame rice
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 Sesame rice is a flavourful dish which can be prepared during weekends or for a quick lunch. It is ideal during festivities since it has no onion or garlic in it.

The ingredients needed  to prepare sesame rice are few and mostly found in all kitchen shelves. Roasting and grinding of ingredients are the only other tasks involved here.

A few other varieties of traditional rice dishes  kempu chitranna, bisebelebath

sesame rice

sesame rice

Let’s get cooking Sesame Rice

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3-4 dry red chillies
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal (black gram dal)
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 5 cashew nuts
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • a pinch of asafoetida
  • a few curry leaves

Method:

  1. Wash the rice and cook it in a pressure cooker. The grains should be separate, hence add water accordingly while cooking.
  2. Dry roast the sesame seeds in a pan until light brown in colour. Put it aside.
  3. Roast the red chilly and urad dal with a little oil in it.
  4. Grind both the ingredients separately.
  5. Make seasoning with the remaining oil.
  6. Add mustard seeds. As it crackles, put curry leaves and asafoetida. Put the rice, salt and the ground powders to it. Mix well.
  7. Take ghee in another pan. Roast the cashew pieces. Mix it into the rice and serve.

roasted sesame seeds

roasted sesame seeds

roasted red chilly and urad dal

roasted red chilly and urad dal

both powdered seperately

both powdered seperately

seasoning

seasoning

Mix rice, powdered spices and salt.

Mix rice, powdered spices and salt

Sesame rice

Sesame rice

 

Sesame Rice

Sesame rice is a 

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, South Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 tablespoon sesame seeds
  • 3-4 dry red chilly
  • 1 teaspoon urad dal
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • asafoetida a pinch
  • a few curry leaves
  • 5 cashewnuts
  • 1 teaspoon ghee
  • salt to taste

Instructions

  1. Wash and cook the rice in pressure cooker. The grains of the rice should be separate, add water accordingly. 

  2. Once the pressure is released, put the rice in a wide plate.

  3. Roast sesame seeds until light brown in colour. Put it aside.

  4. Put a little oil and roast the urad dal and dry red chillies.

  5. Make separate powder of these.

  6. Take the remaining oil and put mustard seeds, as it crackles throw in the curry leaves and asafoetida. Turn of the flame. Put the rice, powdered spices and salt. Mix them together.

  7. Take ghee in a small pan and roast the cashew nuts. Garnish the rice with it. Sesame rice is ready to serve.

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22 Comments
  1. Vandana Mathur

    Very nice and simple recipe. I especially like the flavour of sesame seeds. I will some day try this recipe. Thanks for sharing.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Vandana. Glad you liked it. It has been liked at my home.

      Reply
  2. amberhighlights

    I should try this recipe. Looksreally nice

    Reply
    • jayashree

      @ amberhighlights Thankyou for the visit and appreciation.

      Reply
  3. Aish Das-Padihari

    That bowl of rice looks amazing. I can eat it just like that. Saving the recipe for later.

    Reply
  4. Jagruti

    what a flavourful and nutty rice, easy recipe!

    Reply
  5. Freda Dias

    Love the quick and delicious recipe! Looks great 🙂

    Reply
  6. theyellowdaal

    A new variety of rice for me because I haven’t ever eaten it. Will give it a try. Any suggestions what can I serve it with.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thanks Avin for stopping by. We usually eat it like that only.

      Reply
  7. cookingwithsapana

    I once tried this rice and totally loved it. So flavourful and healthy rice dish.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Sapana

      Reply
  8. Nayna Kanabar

    I love discovering different rice dishes, this recipe sounds mouthwatering and tasty.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Nayna

      Reply
  9. Nand

    I loved the recipe and this is sure going to be a regular in my house! Thanks for sharing

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Nandita

      Reply
  10. afroz261

    Looks delicious and this recipe will give new avatar to leftover rice ?
    The nutty flavor of sesame seeds must be so good with rice.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Afroz

      Reply
  11. Mayuri Patel

    Oh wow this rice looks so so tempting. beautiful colour too. Bookmarking it try it.

    Reply
  12. Ruchisvegkitchen

    Never tried but sounds very delicious… it must be so flavourful… looks great

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Ruchi

      Reply
  13. Mayuri Patel

    This rice looks very tempting with loads of sesame seeds. Can imagine the nutty flavour along with the flavours of the tempered masalas

    Reply
  14. preethi76

    Sesame rice is an all time favourite. This is super tempting. Perfect for lunch box and festive occasion too.

    Reply

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