Yogurt or Curd Rice
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Recipe type: Rice
Cuisine: South Indian
Cooking Rice
  • Sona Massori, ponni or white rice- 1½ cups
  • Water- 1½ cups
  • Salt- to taste
Making Yogurt or curd rice
  • Oil- 1½ tbsp
  • Mustard seeds- 1 tsp
  • Chana Dal- 2 tbsp
  • Urad Dal- 1 tbsp
  • Red dry chili, whole-2
  • Curry leaves- 1 sprig
  • Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
  • Yogurt or curd- 1½ cups
  • Salt- to taste
  1. Cook the rice along with water and salt in a rice cooker, keep aside.
  2. Place a large non-stick pan over medium heat, add oil.
  3. Add mustard seeds, let it splutter.
  4. Add chana dal, fry till it turns light golden brown in color.
  5. Add urad dal, fry till golden.
  6. Add red dry chili and curry leaves, saute for a few seconds.
  7. Add turmeric powder and saute in the oil for a couple of seconds.
  8. Remove the pan from the heat, add the yogurt or curd, combine well.
  9. Return the pan to the heat and add the cooked rice, combine well.
  10. Add salt to taste.
  11. Cook for a few minutes and remove the pan from the heat, keep covered.
  12. Serve yogurt or curd rice along with pickle.
  13. Pickle recipes
Make sure to remove the pan from the heat before adding the yogurt, else the yogurt will curdle.
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