Yellow Rice With Sesame Seeds

Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 35 mins

Perfect as part of an Indian menu. From Madhur Jaffrey.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Wash rice in several changes of water and drain. Transfer to a bowl and add enough wataer to cover generously. Leave to soak 30 minutes, then drain.
  2. Heat oil over medium heat in a medium sized saucepan with a heavy base. When oil is hot add sesame seeds and stire until golden brown.
  3. Add rice, turmeric and salt. Turn heat down to medium. Stir gently to saute 1 minute. Add 600 ml water and bring to a boil.
  4. Cover rice with a tight lid and turn heat down as low as possible. Leave to cook, undisturbed, 25 minutes. Remove lid and transfer rice to a warmed serving dish.
Most Helpful

Great tasty rice!! Thought I had some sesame seeds... didn't... so used sunflower seeds!! Thanks Ppaperdoll! :)

Redsie October 15, 2007