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Saturday, January 19, 2013

Thayir Sadam| Curd Rice Recipe | Yogurt rice

Today's recipe is Curd Rice. Typical South Indian meal is never complete without curd rice. I often make this Curd rice. Thaara loves it so much. Whenever you ask her, what she wants to eat , her first choice will be  "thayir mamma- chicken" , second choice will be "Thayir mamma- mutton" and third choice will be "thayir mamma- fish".  So when I run out of options, I pack curd rice for her lunch and of course, she will finish it fully. Other days, the excuse will be she didn't have enough time. 

Thayir sadam , curd rice, bagalabath


What are the ingredients needed?

Rice, 1/2 cup
Yogurt, 1 cup
Milk,  1/2 cup
Salt, as needed
To temper
Oil, 2 teaspoon
Mustard seeds, 1/2 teaspoon
Asafoetida, a pinch
Green chillies, 2-3 nos
Ginger, a small piece(about 2")- grated
Curry leaves, a sprig
Cilantro, a handful (to garnish)


curd rice recipe, Thayir sadam recipe

How it is made?
  1. Pressure cook the rice with 1 1/2 cup of water. 
  2. Once the pressure is released, mash the rice and let it cool.
  3. Then mix yogurt, milk and salt to this rice. 
  4. In a pan, heat oil add mustard seeds, when they crack add the chillies, curry leaves, grated ginger, a pinch of asafoetida and fry for a minute or two.
  5. Add this tempering to the curd rice, mix well and serve. 
  6. Garnish with chopped cilantro.
Classic combination for the curd rice is pickle. It serves 2 - 3 persons.

Notes:
  • The ratio I use to cook rice for this is 1:3. For a cup of rice, 3 cup of water.
  • For variations,you can add cucumber, raw mango and  carrot too in the rice. Also can add fruits like grapes, pomegranate etc.,
  • If needed, adjust the yogurt and milk to your taste.

27 comments:

  1. WOW so refreshing dish. One of my favorite lunch menu during summer season.

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  2. such a comforting food. Love the presentation.

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  3. My all time fav.. lovely presentation..

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  4. sadam is surely my fav...presentatn is really nice

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  5. love the presentation.can have it any time .

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  6. My favourite too love the carrot rose on top love this post Divya

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  7. so inviting clicks..looks very yummy

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  8. Love the presentation especially the rose carrot. Makes a meal complete

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  9. lovely presentation and i say it's comfort food.

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  10. This with some lemon pickle, can have it anytime..

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  11. Beautifully decorated Divya! looks yum and tempting me to have it

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  12. perfectly creamy and beautifully styled

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  13. yes my kids too love curd rice, that too lil' ones'most fav:) Comfort and delicious meal...love the cute rose made using carrot peel!

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  14. Thaiyr saadham is my favorite Divya, Looks beautiful.

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  15. My all time omfort food.love to have it with mango pickle.

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  16. I just love curd rice, when ever I go for a South indian function I am on a look out for this!

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  17. Who will say no to this comforting food, such a cute presentation..

    Btw regarding ur q'n about the cheese, i used gruyere cheese Divya.

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  18. Simple and delicious curd rice.

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  19. More than the recipe, I was looking at the picture for a long time. So eye catching....

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  20. My favourite recipe with excellent snaps..

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  21. Lil one too loves curd rice for lunch,or any meal for that matter.Pic looks yum..

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  22. Love curd rice! And amazing presentation. :)

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  23. Curd rice is any-time comfort food.. I always end up with a curd rice at the end of any feast..

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  24. My comfort food.Lovely picture

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  25. Cute carrot rose :). And give a spoon for the rice, please....Yum!

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