🌏 Region(s): Kyushu (Nagasaki: Gotou)
せっかん【赤飯】 : sekkan | define meaning
- 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.