Sesame seeds are rich source of iron. Although , it tastes bitter it is good for healthy bones. This rice is easy to make within minutes if we have the podi ( mixture ) in hand.
Making this podi is a easy process with the available ingredients in our home.
Sesame seeds – 4 tbsp
Dry chilli – 5
Cumin – ¼ tsp
Pepper corns – ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Dry roast the above ingredients and ground into a fine powder.
This rice is simple by mixing the podi with rice.
Cooked rice – 1 cup
Ellu podi - 1 tbs
Sesame oil – 1 tbs
Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp
Heat oil in a pan , add mustard seeds , when it splutters add curry leaves and rice . stir well and take off from flame.
Add ellu podi and mix well.
Note : if you won’t like bitterness can reduce the amount of mixture used to rice.