Peanut and Sesame Rice

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 6
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 cup - cooked rice
  • 1 cup - onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup - grated coconut
  • 1/4 cup - sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup - roasted peanuts
  • 2 tbsp - Ghee or oil
  • 1 tsp - chilli powder
  • 1/2 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp - coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp - cumin powder
  • salt to taste
  • fried peanuts to garnish

How to Make Peanut and Sesame Rice

  • Roast the sesame seeds till they pop and reserve.
  • Crush the peanuts (Do not powder finely).
  • Heat the Ghee or oil in a non-stick Kadai or a deep fry pan.
  • Add onion and fry till golden brown.
  • Lower the heat, add all the powders and fry lightly.
  • Add grated coconut and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the rice, salt, crushed peanuts and sesame seeds.
  • Sprinkle with two tbsp of water.
  • Mix well and keep covered on low flame till heated through.
  • Garnish with few fried peanuts and serve hot with a hot and sour brinjal curry.