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Curd Rice (yogurt rice)

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Curd rice
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Curd Rice is truly comfort food! Of South Indian origin, it tastes great with just a pickle or chutney and also with a daal (lentils) or meat dish.

Ingredients:

  • 3 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 cup rice
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 cup sour yogurt
  • 5-6 urry leaves
  • 1 tsp mustard seeds
  • 3 dry red chillies
  • Coriander leaves to garnish

Preparation:

  • Wash the rice well and put in a pressure cooker with the water. Cook till done - cook first on a hig flame till you hear the first whistle, then simmer and allow 1 more whistle. Keep aside for an hour or two.
  • Mix the yogurt in the rice and add salt to taste.
  • Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies. Cook till the chillies are almost black.
  • Add this mix to the rice and stir well.
  • Serve with a pickle or chutney.
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 4 out of 5
ADDITIONS, Member ELVIS41

This may be good dish for light dinner. I am preparing this dish often. By adding Udad Dhal ( skin removed ) Add (i) Udad Dhal ( without skin )

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