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Sunday, December 25, 2011

Ellu Sadam/ Sesame Rice.

How to make South Indian Ellu Sadam Recipe.
Ellu Sadam
Cooked rice- 2 cups
Salt to taste

To make Ellu Podi/ Ellu Powder
( roast and grind below ingredients to coarse powder)
Ellu/ Black sesame seeds/ Black Til- 1 tbsp
Black peppercorns- 1 tsp
Whole dry red chilli- 2 nos
Roasted peanuts- 1 tbsp

For tempering
Gingely oil- 2 tbsp
Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
Urad dal- 1 tsp
Channa dal- 1 tsp
Curry leaves- few
Whole dry red chilli- 2 nos

Sesame rice
Heat gingely oil in a pan, when oil is hot add mustard seeds and allow to crackle. 
Add the channa dal, urad dal and whole dry red chilli, fry until golden brown. 
Add curry leaves and ground powder, fry for few seconds on low heat. 
Now add the cooked rice to the frying powder and season with salt. 
Mix well so that rice is well blended with Ellu powder. 
Serve hot with Appalam or Vadam.

1 comment:

Rachana said...

Such a flavouful rice. Yum!