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Curd Rice

This is one of the recipes that has been provided by Vandana who is very much a keen cook of Indian dishes. Hopefully there will be more to come!


2 cups cooked rice
1 cup natural yogurt
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp split black beans( optional)
2 green chilies cut into small pieces.
2 tbs chopped coriander leaves
5 curry leaves( optional)
a pinch of asafetida
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbs oil
salt to taste

  • Cool the cooked rice till it comes down to the room temperature.
  • Whisk the yogurt and fold it in the rice. Add salt and sugar.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and let it splutter.
  • Add split black beans, curry leaves( if using), cumin seeds, green chilies and asafetida. Fry for about half a minute and remove from fire.
  • Cool and pour on the rice and yogurt mixture.
  • Refrigerate till the time of serving. Serve garnished with coriander leaves. Eat it with any pickle and fried Poppadams.