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赤飯 sekihan (festive red rice)
Sekihan （赤飯） literally red rice, is a Japanese traditional dish. It is sticky rice steamed with azuki beans, which give a reddish color to the rice, hence its name.Sekihan is often served on special occasions throughout the year in Japan, for example, birthdays, weddings and some holidays, such as Shichi-Go-San.It is believed that sekihan is used for celebrations because of its red color, symbolic of happiness in Japan.
Sekihan 赤飯 (red rice: steamed mochi rice with red beans) is often served on special occasions (celebrations) throughout the year in Japan
Sekihan 赤飯 - Japanese traditional sticky rice steamed with azuki beans, and served on special occasions and celebrations in Japan.
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Japanese festive red rice, Sekihan 赤飯
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