Sesame Seed Pulao

  • Basmati Rice - 3 cups
  • Red chillies-4,5
  • Sesame seeds-2tbs
  • Peanuts-1/2 cup
  • Cashewnuts-1/2 cup
  • Butter-1tbs
  • Cream-1/2 cup
  • Mustard seeds-1tsp
  • Curry leaves -5,6
  • White lentils(urad dal) -2tsp
  • Ghee or oil- 3tbs
  • Salt to taste


  • Wash Basmati Rice and soak it in water for some time.
  • Roast 4-5 Redchillies,Sesame seeds and grind them into a fine powder.
  • Heat oil in a pan and fry peanuts and cashewnuts.
  • Heat butter in a pan and as it melts add half a cup of cream and add the fried nuts.
  • Heat ghee in a pan,add mustard seeds,curry leaves, one cup of white lentils or urad dal and add the sesame seed mixture.
  • Add some water to it.Add rice when the water starts to boil and add salt.
  • When the rice is almost cooked,garnish with the cream mixture.
  • Cover and cook for some more time.
  • Serve hot.

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