Ellu Sadam | Sesame Rice

Ellu sadam recipe with step by step pics. An easy and delicious rice recipe made with ground sesame seeds. This sesame rice recipe is known as ellu sadam in Tamil language where Ellu means sesame seeds and Sadam means rice. Many rice varieties are made in South Indian households and this is one such staple…

ellu sadam served on a white plate with a small bowl of mixed vegetables and text layovers.

Ellu sadam recipe with step by step pics. An easy and delicious rice recipe made with ground sesame seeds. This sesame rice recipe is known as ellu sadam in Tamil language where Ellu means sesame seeds and Sadam means rice. Many rice varieties are made in South Indian households and this is one such staple rice variety. A vegan recipe.

ellu sadam served on a white plate with a small bowl of mixed vegetables and text layovers.ellu sadam served on a white plate with a small bowl of mixed vegetables and text layovers.

The recipe to make ellu sadam is similar in every home with a few variations here and there. I make sesame rice following the recipe method from Samaithu paar by Meenakshi Ammal. This book is one of the best reference points for Tamil Brahmin cooking. The set of three volumes were gifted to me by a dear reader and I will always cherish this gift.

Making ellu sadam is easy and very simple. In this post I have shown the method of cooking the rice. You can cook rice in a pressure cooker or in a pan. Cook rice the way you cook it adding the required amount of water.

You can use any type of rice like white or brown rice. I have used hand pounded sona masuri rice. Even both white sesame seeds or black sesame seeds can be used. I always prefer to use unpolished sesame seeds, but you can use polished sesame seeds also.

Sesame seeds are heaty and healthy too. Its good to include them in your…

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