Curd rice recipe? What recipe is there for curd rice! This could be the thing running behind many of you, for whom it is a every day thing. But there are people who really have no idea about how to make curd rice/ thayir sadam or some of you want to know more precisely. And for this summer, we all want to beat the heat, so thought of posting curd rice virtually for you all. As I have seen myself, many guys like to end their meals with curd rice, especially south Indians. Vj says, even if there’s no fancy meals, curd rice, pickle or a simple vegetable side dish is enough for him. It tastes heavenly to him. And I have heard the same through other friends too, that their husbands prefer at least curd rice for their lunch box, rather than eating out.
Though we end our lunch with curd rice every day, we rather eat plain with rice and butter milk. My mom and FIL says butter milk is good for you than curd as such, so we always make the curd thin by beating it with water and use it for our everyday meals. But sometimes, specially we make curd rice or for lunch boxes, we prefer curd rice with seasonings. A perfectly made curd rice will beat all the other dishes we cook with lots of masalas/spices … My bro is a big fan of seasoned curd rice, even if my mom tempers with mustard and curry leaves alone, he loves it a lot. Me too!! Some times I temper my leftover rice(pazhaya sadam- left over rice immersed in water and kept over night) the next day and enjoy it heartily!
Ingredients ( serves 2)
|Raw rice( I used sona masoori)||1/2 cup|
|Curd/ plain yogurt||1/2 cup|
|Butter (optional)||1 tsp|
|Mango, chopped finely||2 tblsp|
|Cucumber, chopped finely||2 tblsp|
|Carrot, chopped finely||1 tbslp|
|Coriander leaves, chopped finely||1 tblsp|
|Green chilli, chopped finely||1|
|Ginger, chopped very finely||1 tsp|
|Urad dal||1 tsp|
|Asafoetida||1 generous pinch|
|Cashew nuts, broken||1 tblsp|
|Curry leaves||A sprig|