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steamed rice with red beans

  • Serves: 4
  • Total Calories: 1857 kcal
  • Japanese: Sekihan
Steamed Rice with Red Beans
Ingredients Ingredients

ingredients:

Step 1

step 1:

Rinse the red (azuki) beans. Pour 1 quart of water into a pan. Add the beans and cover. Boil for 5 minutes on high heat.

Step 2

step 2:

Add another 1 quart of water to the pan and boil for 5 more minutes on high heat.

Step 3

step 3:

Drain the beans in a colander. Return the beans to the pan. Add 1 quart water and cover. Bring to a boil and simmer 5 to 8 minutes on low heat until the beans become soft.

Step 4

step 4:

If using glutinous rice, keep 2 cups of the boiled liquid. If using regular rice, keep 2 1/2 cups of the boiled liquid. Drain the beans in a colander and leave 1 hour to completely remove all the boiled liquid.

Step 5

step 5:

Wash the rice. Drain the water and leave the rice in another colander 1 hour to completely remove all the water. Add the 480 ml or 600 ml boiled liquid to the rice cooker pot.

Step 6

step 6:

Add the beans. Put the pot in the body of the machine. Switch on the rice cooker.

Step 7

step 7:

Heat the black sesame seeds for 30 seconds on medium heat in a frying pan. Add the salt and stir. Remove from the heat.

Put the rice into serving bowls and sprinkle the sesame seeds over the top.

comment:

Sekihan is a traditional dish cooked on celebration days such as weddings and birthdays in Japan. This dish using glutinous rice is stickier than when using regular rice.

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