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Sesame Rice

Sesame Rice
*Sesame Rice*
White sesame is a rich source of calcium. Black sesame is good for the digestive system. This is a special preparation made for Lord Venkateswara in many houses. This traditional Sesame rice household recipe is not only nutritious but yummy to taste too! Do give it a try & do not forget to tag us!
-2 Cups – Cooked rice/cooked millet (you can use any millet – barnyard, kodo, samai)
-3 tbsp – White sesame seeds (you can also use black sesame seeds too)
-1-2 red Dry chilli (optional)
-3 tbsp grated coconut
-2-3 tsp cold-pressed sesame oil
-1 tsp salt
-Few curry leaves
-1 tsp mustard seeds
-Few Peanuts
-1 tsp urad dal
-1 tsp chana dal
Method Of Preparation
-Soak millet for 4 hours and cook it the usual recommended way
-In a kadhai, dry roast sesame seeds and keep aside
-In the same kadhai, add 1 tsp sesame oil. Fry some peanuts, first. And keep aside
-Then add red chilli, urad dal, coconut and roast till urad dal becomes golden brown and the moisture from the coconut dries up
-Let it cool & transfer it to a grinder. Add the roasted sesame seeds too
-Grind to a coarse powder
-In the meantime, in the kadhai, add 2 tsp oil. Add mustard seeds, channa dal, hing and curry leaves.
-Let it splutter.
-To this, add the cooked rice/millet & salt.
-Top it with the prepared powder.
-Mix everything well to ensure the rice/millet is coated with the powder
Enjoy Sesame Rice with a serving of sambhar!

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Shalini Santhosh

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