Curd Rice Recipe South Indian Style is a comfort food of South India, prepared with mainly with rice & yoghurt mixed together and finally seasoned with a few spices.
Servings: 3 -4
- 1 Cup Overcooked Rice tightly packed
- 2 Cups Fresh Yoghurt/Curd
- 1 Cup Milk
- Salt to taste
- 1 Tablespoon Oil
- 1/2 teaspoon Mustard seeds
- 2 Dry Red Chillies
- 1 Tablespoon Urad dal/Black gram
- Few Cashewnuts Optional
- 1 Tablespoon Grated ginger
- 3 Green chilies finely chopped
- Few Curry Leaves
- 1 Tablespoon Coriander leaves
- A pinch of Asafoetida
Mash rice lightly while still hot.
Cool down the rice completely and add yoghurt.
Mix well until combined. Add milk, salt and stir well.
Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Add mustard seeds, when they begin to splutter, add dry red chillies, urad dal, cashew nuts(optional) and fry until nuts turn golden brown.
Now, add grated ginger, finely chopped green chillies, few curry leaves and coriander.
When the curry leaves turn crisp, add asafoetida and turn off the heat.
Transfer the seasoning to the yoghurt rice and mix.
Serve Curd Rice/Thayir Sadam along with your favourite pickle.