Aug 13, 2011

Curd Rice / Thayir Saadam / Yogurt Rice

Curd Rice / Thayir saadam / Yogurt Rice

( A speciality from Tamil Nadu )

Serves: 2


1 cup (100 g) silky raw rice , washed or 2 cups cooked and cooled rice

2 green chillies , chopped fine

1 cm ginger , julienned

1 teaspoon (5 g) salt

2 1/2 cup (600 ml) fresh, thick curd

2 teaspoon (10 ml) ghee / oil

1/2 teaspoon (2 g) mustard seeds

1 teaspoon ( 5 g ) urad dal

1 teaspoon ( 5g ) chana dal

1 spring curry leaves or 5 nos


Cook rice and set aside for cooling.

To the fresh curd add chopped green chillies, ginger and salt. Mix cooked and cooled rice with fresh thick curd and turn over gently.

Heat ghee in a ladle and season with mustard seeds. When they splutter add urad dal, chana dal and curry leaves. Fry on a low heat for 2 minutes and pour over the curd rice.

Stir till well mixed and serve with mango / lime pickle and pappadam / appalam / Potato chips.


Priya Suresh said...

My fav anytime,comforting food for me.;

Reshmi said...

itz such arefreshing foodniya...