Curd rice is one of my ultimate comfort food. Sometimes you just need something simple and light to have for lunch or dinner. Curd rice always comes handy and curd is a good source of protein too.
We call it thayir sadam in Tamil Nadu. Thayir means curd and sadam means rice. I just love adding pomegranate to curd rice but you can totally avoid it too. You can also try making coconut rice from my blog. So, try this curd rice recipe and share your feedback.
Curd Rice Recipe
- 1/2 cup Raw Rice
- 1 cup curd
- 2 tsp Sesame oil
- 1 tsp Mustard seeds
- 1 tsp Urad dal / White lentil
- 2 2 green chilies (finely chopped)
- 1 sprig curry leaves
- 1/4 tsp asafoetida/hing
- 2 tbsp Pomegranate
- 4 Cashew nuts (broken)
- Salt to taste
Pressure cook rice with 1+1/2 cup water. Let the cooked rice completely cool down.
Mash rice lightly with a ladle. Add curd, salt and mix well. Add little water to adjust consistency.
Heat a small frying pan and add oil to it.
Add mustard seeds and when they crackle, add white lentil.
Add green chilli, curry leaves and cashews and sauté for few seconds. Add asafoetida and remove from flame.
Add it to curd rice and mix well. Garnish curd rice with pomegranate before serving.