Curd Rice Recipe – How To Make Curd Rice

Curd Rice Recipe – How To Make Curd Rice

Curd rice is a comfort food and very simple yet delicious recipe from the South Indian cuisine. Curd rice is a soothing, fresh and flavorful recipe that enhances the taste of your meal. In fact this refreshing dish is a one pot meal in itself. This satiating dish with pleasant flavors and homely aroma can be packed in tiffin for kids, work or to travel.

Curd rice is prepared with mixing rice with curd and tempered with urad dal, mustard seeds and few other spices and green chilies. Let the rice cool down a little prior adding curd to it. This super scrumptious curd rice are best accompanied with pickles, chutney or any curry. It makes a great and simple summer food. Try out our version of curd rice with step-by-step pictures and impress your dear ones. Enjoy!

Directions

Making:

Wash the basmati rice thoroughly with water and soak it for ½ an hour. Drain out the excess water from it. Place the soaked rice in pressure cooker along with 2.5 cups of water, put on the lid and cook the rice until the cooker releases a whistle. Once the whistle is released, turn off the flame and leave the cooker as it is until the pressure is settled on its own.

curd rice recipe

When the pressure is settled completely, take off the lid and transfer the rice into a bowl. Allow it to cool down a bit.

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Place a pan on flame and pour the ghee into it. When the ghee gets heated, add red mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dal into it. Saute them until the urad dal turns golden brown in colour.

curd rice recipe

After that, add curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida into the pan. Saute everything for a while. You can also add red chilly powder. Tempering is now ready, turn off the flame.

curd rice recipe

Rice has cooled down slightly, add curd, salt and chopped green coriander. Mix everything really well.

curd rice recipe

Now add tempering into the rice. Stir to mix it through. Curd rice is now ready to serve, transfer it to a serving bowl.

curd rice recipeServing:

Serve this finger-licking and lip-smacking curd rice steaming hot as it is. Enjoy!

Curd Rice Recipe - How To Make Curd Rice
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Recipe type: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Rice – 1 cup
  • Curd – 2 cup
  • Ghee/oil – 1 tbsp
  • Green coriander – 2-3 tbsp
  • Asafoetida – 1 pinch
  • Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
  • Red mustard seeds - ½ tsp
  • Urad dal – ½ tsp
  • Curry leaves - 10-12
  • Green chillies – 1-2 (finely chopped)
  • Salt – 1.5 tsp or to taste
Instructions
  1. Wash the basmati rice thoroughly with water and soak it for ½ an hour. Drain out the excess water from it. Place the soaked rice in pressure cooker along with 2.5 cups of water, put on the lid and cook the rice until the cooker releases a whistle. Once the whistle is released, turn off the flame and leave the cooker as it is until the pressure is settled on its own.
  2. When the pressure is settled completely, take off the lid and transfer the rice into a bowl. Allow it to cool down a bit. Place a pan on flame and pour the ghee into it. When the ghee gets heated, add red mustard seeds, cumin seeds and urad dal into it. Saute them until the urad dal turns golden brown in colour.
  3. After that, add curry leaves, green chillies and asafoetida into the pan. Saute everything for a while. You can also add red chilly powder. Tempering is now ready, turn off the flame.
  4. Rice has cooled down slightly, add curd, salt and chopped green coriander. Mix everything really well.
  5. Now add tempering into the rice. Stir to mix it through. Curd rice is now ready to serve, transfer it to a serving bowl. Serve this finger-licking and lip-smacking curd rice steaming hot as it is. Enjoy!

 

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