Thursday, January 15, 2009

Curd Rice

"Dhadiyonnam" , "Thayir sadam" , "Yogurt Rice" ... Well call it anything... it definitely is a treat anytime of the day :)

1 cup of cooked rice
1/2 cup of milk
1/2 cup of curd (yogurt)
1 finely chopped green chilli
1 tsp finely chopped ginger
1/2 tsp mustard seed
1/2 tsp urad dal
1 tsp of oil
A pinch of salt to taste
A pinch of hing (asafoetida)
1tsp chopped coriander & curry leaves

In a bowl mix cooked rice, salt and milk. Add yogurt and mix well. For seasoning, heat a tsp of oil in a pan and add the mustard seeds. Once the seeds splutter, add the urad dal, chopped ginger, chillies, curry leaves and finally add hing. Add this to the mixed yogurt rice. Garnish with coriander and and serve with pickle or fried chillies (mor molagai). This recipe serves 2 people.

Yummy Thayir Saadam Ready !!!

Tips: Nothing can go wrong with this. Always cool the rice before you mix in the curds and just make sure you do not have sour curds.

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