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curd rice recipe

Curd Rice Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian
Keyword rice
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 2
Author Priya Shiva


  • 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


  1. Pressure cook rice with 1+1/2 cup water. Let the cooked rice completely cool down. 

  2. Mash rice lightly with a ladle. Add curd, salt and mix well. Add little water to adjust consistency.

  3. Heat a small frying pan and add oil to it.

  4. Add mustard seeds and when they crackle, add white lentil.

  5. Add green chilli, curry leaves and cashews and sauté for few seconds. Add asafoetida and remove from flame.

  6. Add it to curd rice and mix well. Garnish curd rice with pomegranate before serving.