Curd Rice South Indian Style Recipe
Curd rice or yogurt rice is a very simple, delicious and quick South Indian style rice dish for lunch or dinner which is loved by all who love yogurt or curd.
Cooked white rice ½ cup
oil or ghee 1 tablespoon
mustard seeds 1 teaspoon
curry leaves a few
salt a little
curd or thick yogurt 2 to 3 tablespoons
grated ginger 1 teaspoon
black peppercorns a few
chopped coriander leaves
cilantro leaves or fresh mint leaves 1 tablespoon (optional)
pomegranate seeds 1 tablespoon
Heat oil (or ghee) in a pan and add mustard seeds.
When the mustard seeds splutter, add curry leaves and fry for a few seconds.
Add the cooked rice to this seasoning, add the grated ginger and black pepper corns if using, mix well and stir fry for about 1 to 2 minutes until rice is lightly fried.
Add salt, mix well with the rice, switch off the stove and transfer the rice to a serving bowl.
Add the curd or yogurt, mix well with the rice.
Garnish with pomegranate seeds or chopped coriander leaves if you wish.
You may also add red chilies to the seasoning or add black peppercorns to the rice while cooking, if you wish to add a little spiciness to the curd rice.