November 03, 2012

Sesame Pulao

Basmati Rice - 1 cup
Sesame seeds - 2 tbsp
Red chillies - 3-4 or as per taste
Curry leaves
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1 tbsp
Salt to taste
Cashew nuts - 10-12
Peanuts - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Butter - 1 tbsp
Cream - 1 tbsp


  • Dry roast sesame seeds and red chillies, cool and grind to make fine powder.
  • Wash and soak rice for a while.
  • Heat butter, add cream and fry cashew nuts and peanuts.
  • Heat the ghee in thick bottom vessel, add mustard seeds, urad dal and curry leaves. Fry till mustard crackles.
  •  Add ground powder, fry for one minute. Then add sufficient water for cooking rice and salt, bring it to boil the water.
  • Add soaked rice and fried nuts along with butter. Mix well.
  • Close the lid and cook till rice is done.
  • Serve hot.

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