Tuesday, September 14, 2010

CURD RICE / YOGURT RICE / THAYIR SADAM

INGREDIENTS:

Thick Curd/ Yogurt ------  1 cup ( should be little sour)
Cooked rice----------------  2 cups
Oil----------------------------  1 tbsp
Mustard seeds-----------   1/2 tsp
Dried red chilly-----------   2
Green chilly ---------------- 2 chopped finely
Ginger----------------------   1 inch piece , chopped finely
Urad dal--------------------   1/4 tsp
Asafoetida------------------- a pinch
Cumin seeds----------------  1/4 tsp
Cashews---------------------- 2 chopped (optional)
Channa dal------------------- 1/4 tsp
Curry leaves ---------------- a few
Cilantro/coriander leaves-- a few

METHOD:
  1. In a medium heat pan add a tbsp of oil and splutter mustard seeds. Then add Channa dal, cashews, Urad dal, Asafoetida, cumin seeds, Dried red chilly and Curry leaves.
  2. Then switch off the flame and add chopped green chilly and ginger.
  3. In a bowl, mix curd and needed salt to a smooth , thick paste using a spatula. Then add the curd to cooked rice and mix it good.
  4. Also mix in the chopped cilantro .
  5. Then , pour the tempering in to the rice and mix it good.
  6. Now garnish with chopped,seedless Grapes  and chopped,ripe , fiber less mangoes and Cilantro leaves.
  7. Serve with Mango pickle or any other pickle.
Note: This dish can be made with leftover rice. Rice should be little overcooked for this dish.

6 comments:

  1. I like this! It must be so delicious!

    have a nice time!
    Paula

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  2. Cool and Elegant yogurt rice recipe...Love it..

    Pushpa @ simplehomefood.com

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  3. Any time comfort food for everyone.
    http://shanthisthaligai.blogspot.com/

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