Hokkaido Prefecture

Sekihan(Red rice)

Sekihan(Red rice)
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Ingredients (For 4 persons)

  • Leap rice 1.5 cups
  • Glutinous rice 1.5 cups
  • Water 3 cups
  • Ama-natto (sweet soybeans) 100 g
  • salt 2/3 tsp.
  • red ginger 30g
  • Black sesame seeds 1/2 tbsp.
  • Salt (for sesame salt) 2 tbsp.
  • Red food coloring A pinch

How to cook

  • 1. Mix and wash Uruchi rice and glutinous rice, then soak in water for about 30 minutes to drain. Wash the ama-natto quickly and drain. Be careful not to soak the glutinous rice in water for too long or it will become soft.

  • 2. Put water in a pot over heat, mix salt and red bean paste, add rice, bring to a boil, cook over medium heat for 5 minutes, then reduce heat to low and cook for 10 minutes, turn off heat and add ama-natto when steaming.

  • 3. Place cooked sekihan in a bowl, sprinkle with sesame salt mixed with black sesame and salt, and garnish with thinly sliced red ginger.

provider : "A Taste of Hokkaido" (by Akiko Nanbu)

* Recipes vary depending on the region and home.