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Curd Rice Recipe, Dhai Chawal, How To Make Curd Rice Recipe

Curd rice or Yogurt rice is a simple delicacy made in South India. Cooked rice is combined with curd or yogurt and then seasoned with chilly, curry leaves, ginger, urad dal, mustard seeds, channa dal and hing. This is truly comfort food! Curd rice from South India tastes great with just a pickle or chutney and also with a daal (lentils) or meat dish.

Curd rice is an extremely preferred south India meal and is in reality a convenience food. It tastes fantastic with simply a pickle or any chutney as well as dals (lentils). Curd rice recipe can also be recognized in Indian languages as Dahi Chawal (Hindi), Thair sadam (Tamil), Mosaranna(Kannada), Dahi Bhaath (Marathi) and Dhadojanam (Telugu).


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About Recipe

Perugu annam, Thayir sooru, Doyi chal

How to make Curd rice

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Prep time
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
20 mins
Curd rice
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Curd/Yogurt
Servings : 4 persons
Published date : December 12, 2018

Ingredients used in Curd rice
• Green chillies - 1 numbers.
• Ginger - 1 piece.
• Salt - 1 to taste.
• Urad dal - 1 teaspoons.
• Curds - 300 ml.
• Mustard seeds - 1 pinch.
• Rice - 200 grams.
• Curry leaves - 1 springs.
• Oil or ghee - 1 tablespoons.
• Sour cream or fresh cream - 1 cup.
• Hing - 1 pinch.
• Chopped coriander leaves - 1 pinch.

1. Boil rice, adding salt. cool slightly.
2. mix with curds
3. chop green chillies and ginger fine.
4. Heat oil. fry mustard seeds urad dal cumin and asafoetida.
5. add curry leaves and chopped ingredients. saute for 2 minutes
6. Switch off the fire and add the rice curds mixture to the pan
7. mix well. serve with with pickles.

Cooking with images Dahi Tandula, Curds pulao, Mosaru akki


Curd rice is an extremely preferred south India meal and is in reality a convenience food. It tastes fantastic with simply a pickle or any chutney as well as dals (lentils). Curd rice recipe can also be recognized in Indian languages as Dahi Chawal (Hindi), Thair sadam (Tamil), Mosaranna(Kannada), Dahi Bhaath (Marathi) and Dhadojanam (Telugu).


In South India, desserts are offered at the beginning of a meal. It's the  easy Curd Rice which comes at the end, like a flavorful and calming finish to the conventional spread. Simultaneously, it's also a soothing one-dish meal that's satiating and rejuvenating, using its awesome taste and homely fragrance.


Curd rice dish is usually consumed combined with South Indian pickles for example the ones from mango or lime. In South Indian home delicacies, it's common you can eat tasty curd rice by the end of dinner and lunch, which will help ease the consequences of the hot and spicy primary dishes. It's also believed to help digestion. It may be offered lukewarm or chilled. Extra alternatives will include a touch of powdered and roasted asafetida


Curd rice preparation  is the best example of the best of ingredients uniting to produce a fast, rejuvenating, and entirely soothing meal. Curd Rice regarded as the ideal dish to carry along to school, work or travel. Simple to make, this nutritious dish is made by mixing rice with curds and tempering it with mustard and green chillies. Let the rice to cool a bit prior to including the curds, to stop the curds from splitting.


Cooked rice is coupled with curd or yoghurt after which seasoned with chilly, curry leaves, ginger, urad dal, mustard seeds, channa dal and hing. On the other hand, it may also be made by smashing cooked plain rice after which combining it with a few salt, yoghurt and tempering it with fried urad dal, mustard seeds, green chili and chopped coriander leaves.


Further condiments can include oil heated with mustard, curry leaves, dry chillies, urad dal, and chopped cilantro, occasionally grapes and seeds of fresh pomegranate are put into make look attractive and boost the flavor. This may be topped with Boondi and offered chilled or include a touch of grated carrot


Curd rice and pickle is the greatest combination you can have on the hot summer lunch. It will make a fantastic picnic meal also. The curd rice is offered by the end of all feasts or provided to the god as Prasad. Curd rice is having an exclusive place in children menu because of its rich and creamy consistency. This curd rice is ready in minor variance from home to home. As fruits are included, it will make the curd rice delicious and nutritious. Due to their color and flavor, kids enjoy it. For preparing scrumptious curd rice, boil rice including salt and cool the rice a bit.


To produce scrumptious curd rice, use fresh naturally sweet curd or yoghurt. You may even include some fresh cream or sour cream into it making it genuinely tasty. Blend the curd rice properly just before offering. If you're taking this rice dish for any picnic, you can use the following to obtain the fresh flavor while you will eat it after a couple of hours.


The term "curd" as found in India is generally known as liquidly, sour, unsweetened yoghurt. It's most in-demand in the Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. Curd or yoghurt is actually a diary product which offers large quantity of health advantages to the body. Curd is a semi solid type of fermented milk and stays white having a creamy consistency. Curd has zero carbohydrates, no sugars and nil trans fats.


It's got several benefits and it is very useful for heart illnesses, digestive system and it is an abundant in Vitamin C and Vitamin B. Curd works as an excellent medicine and possesses an enzyme that keeps the body cool and is a great healer.  Along the way of making curd, bacteria convert milk into curd and predigest milk protein. These bacteria then restrict the expansion of hostile or illness-causing bacteria within the digestive tract and promote helpful bacteria required for digestion. These pleasant bacteria facilitate the absorption of minerals and assisted in the synthesis of vitamins of B group.


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vidhya pillai Posted on Wed Jul 20 2011

@ triple :southindians have no table manners? south indians are better educated, and way more hygenic (statistically).. and please.... u guys in the north r the dirtiest bunch ive come across... AND WHEN IT COMES TO MANNERS OF ANY SORT u northindian

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srikala90 Posted on Sat Jul 30 2011

@TripleKanwar Do you know how parathas, chapatis, naans, etc are eaten? With hands, in case you have forgotten? It is far better than eating a chicken's or sheep's dead body anyday!

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Ashish Mishra Posted on Mon Aug 08 2011

Crazy South Indian accent

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Para Timberlake Posted on Tue Aug 16 2011


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TheBity123456 Posted on Thu Aug 18 2011

u r totally awesm vahchef!

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divyanandasaraswati Posted on Fri Aug 19 2011

Dear Chef, Namaskaram Thank you for posting this ancient recipe. It is a truly a divine dish. It is especially good with a side of fresh mango slices. Sometimes, for extra Vah, we also mix grated or small cubes of seedless cucumber at the end and ga

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wadhwagurjit Posted on Mon Aug 29 2011

i'm a North Indian, pls don't mind their comments, the North Indians have forgot that they wash their ass with hands !

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Vinay Vijay Kumar Posted on Fri Sep 02 2011

i like it. wow r wow.

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wadhwagurjit Posted on Thu Sep 08 2011

@aneejthomas , stupid idiot, you don't eat / wash / do anything with what your hand wants or what you want, it's the brian the decides which and will do what, you better know why sehwag is left and sachin is right hands batsmen, sehwag's

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Wesley Paul Posted on Sat Sep 10 2011

I did not realize that it can be so simple. Thanks chef.

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CandyColors193 Posted on Wed Sep 14 2011

My mom used to make all of these dishes for me, but she is gone now. Thank you Vachchef for reteaching me all these flavors there is nothing better than a south indian home-cooked meal.

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Uglyze0l0t Posted on Sat Oct 08 2011

LOL, something tells me his definition of "little" is very different from ours.

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