Curd rice

Curd rice

Curd rice is my daughter’s favorite dish. We started having curd rice for lunch when in Chennai. Most of the days we used to have this ‘thayir saadam’ with papad and pickle from canteen.

Wash rice thoroughly and add water to it and pressure cooker for 5 whistles

Add chopped ginger, green chillies and milk to the cooked rice

Mix well and keep it for boiling till the milk is absorbed in rice and gets a squishy texture

Meanwhile take curd in a bowl and add salt to it

Whisk till smooth

Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds

Then add dry red chillies and curry leaves to it. Once they turn crispy add asafoetida

Pour the tadka into the rice and milk mixture and mix till all ingredients are well incorporated

Next add the prepared curd and mix again

Serve with pickle and dal podi

Curd rice

Curd rice

Curd rice is a popular south Indian dish which made with rice, milk and curd; tempered with mustard seeds and curry leaves with a pinch of asafoetida.
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups raw rice
  • 2 nos green chillies (chopped)
  • A small piece ginger( chopped)
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 cup curd
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 3 nos dried red chillies
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • 1 teaspoon asafoetida/hing
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions
 

  • Wash rice thoroughly and add water to it
  • Pressure cook for 5 whistles
  • Add chopped ginger, green chillies and milk to the cooked rice
  • Mix well and keep it for boiling till the milk is absorbed in rice and gets a squishy texture
  • Meanwhile take curd in a bowl and add salt to it
  • Whisk till smooth
  • Heat oil in a pan and splutter mustard seeds
  • Then add dry red chillies and curry leaves to it. Once they turn crispy add asafoetida.
  • Pour the tadka into the rice and milk mixture and mix till all ingredients are well incorporated
  • Next add the prepared curd and mix again
  • Serve with pickle and dal podi
Keyword Curd, rice, saadam, thayir


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