Thursday, September 23, 2010

Curd Rice (South Indian Yoghurt Rice)

This dish is something I had to get used to; being married to a madrasi. There are many dishes which I had to learn in order to make for my husband.

What you'll need:
1 cup uncooked rice
2 tsps rye
2 dried red chili (or more if you desire)
1.5 cup yoghurt
4-5 curry leaves
1/2 tablespoon channa dal
1/2 tablespoon urad dal

Cook rice in medium size pot in two and half cups water. Add salt. Let it come to a boil. Meanwhile, in small sauce pan add a tablespoon of oil. Once heated, add in rye and let it crackle. Rye should look greyish in color. Throw in dried red chili, dals, and curry leaves. Take off heat and combine with rice. Let rice cook on low heat until done. Rice should be slightly mushy. When rice is a little cool, gently mix in yoghurt.


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AMTUL said...

Great recipe thank you habibti for sharing

Priya said...

mmm curd rice reminds me of my childhood