せっかん【赤飯】 : sekkan | define meaning
Region: Kyushu (Nagasaki: Gotou)
- Red rice; sekihan
Cognate to standard Japanese せきはん【赤飯】 sekihan (ibid.).
Sekihan is a Japanese dish consisting of white rice that is boiled with adzuki beans to give it a reddish colour. It is typically served on special occasions and holidays.