Recipe: Curd Rice

CooQ : Recipe: Curd Rice

Curd Rice

South indian, Mains

376 calories/serving
15 mins
Traditional South Indian dish made with Cooked Rice, Yogurt and tempered with spices. An inseparable part of South Indian meal that is a great summer meal.

Recipe by:

Hebbars Kitchen


fresh curds (dahi)
mustard seeds (rai / sarson)
urad dal (split black lentils)
curry leaves (kadi patta)
green chillies
asafoetida (hing)
coriander (dhania)


1. Combine 1½ cups rice and 2 cups of curd together in a bowl and keep aside.

2. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a broad non-stick pan and add 1 tsp mustard seeds.

3. When the seeds crackle, add 1 tbsp urad dal, 4-6 curry leaves and 1-2 green chillies and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.

4. Add a pinch of asafoetida, prepared curd-rice mixture and mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.

5. Add the salt to taste. mix well and cook on a slow flame for 1 minute. serve hot garnished with coriander.

By Tarla Dalal