Friday, July 13, 2012

Ellu sadam ( sesame rice ) and making of ellu podi



   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.
 Ellu podi
  Making this podi is a easy process with the available ingredients in our home.
Requirements :
 Sesame seeds – 4 tbsp
Dry chilli – 5
Curry leaves
Cumin – ¼ tsp
Pepper corns – ¼ tsp
Salt to taste
Method :
 Dry roast the above ingredients and ground into a fine powder.
Ellu sadam
This rice is simple by mixing the podi with rice.
Requirements :
Cooked rice – 1 cup
Ellu podi  - 1 tbs
Curry leaves
Sesame oil – 1 tbs
Mustard seeds – ¼ tsp


Method :
 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.
Serve hot.
Note : if you won’t like bitterness can reduce the amount of mixture used to rice.



4 comments:

  1. I love this rice..lovely masala with lovely colour. Thanks for linking it my event.

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  2. Very flavourful rice. My all time fav...

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  3. This is another flavorful spice... Thanks for linking up.

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