Ellu Sadam Recipe, Sesame Rice Recipe is a traditional Kannadiga dish made especially during the festivals and it is even offered to the gods.

Ellu sadam

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 459 kcal
Author: Neha Mathur

Ellu Sadam Recipe, Sesame Rice Recipe is a traditional Kannadiga dish made especially during the festivals and it is even offered to the gods.

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup Rice
  • 2 tsp Salt

For sesame powder

  • 3 tbsp Chana Dal
  • 3 tbsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 cup Sesame Seeds
  • 3 tbsp Peanuts
  • 5-6 Dry Red Chillies
  • 2 tbsp Fresh Coconut Grated
  • 1/4 tsp Hing

For tempering

  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 10-12 Curry Leaves

Instructions

  1. Wash the rice and soak in 2-3 cups of water for half an hour.

  2. Drain the water and add the rice in a pan.

  3. Add 2 cups of water and cover the pan with a lid.

  4. Keep the pan on low heat and cook till all the water is absorbed and the rice is cooked.

  5. Cool for 5 minutes and then fluff the rice with a fork.

  6. Keep aside.

  7. Dry roast all the ingredients except hing to make sesame powder individually till browned and aromatic.

  8. Grind in a blender along with hing to make a smooth powder.

  9. Add the powder in cooled rice and mix well.

  10. Heat oil for tempering in a pan.

  11. When the oil is hot, add mustard seeds and cumin seeds and let them splatter.

  12. Add curry leaves.

  13. Pour the oil over the rice.

  14. Mix well.

  15. Ellu sadam is ready. You can serve it either cold or warm it before serving.

  16. Serve it along with some pickle and papad.

Recipe Notes

You can use leftover rice to make this recipe.

You can add more chillies if you like your rice hot.

Nutrition Facts
Ellu sadam
Amount Per Serving
Calories 459 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 20g 31%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 1175mg 49%
Potassium 428mg 12%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 8g 32%
Sugars 3g
Protein 13g 26%
Vitamin A 12.6%
Vitamin C 159.6%
Calcium 14.2%
Iron 24.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.