Yoghurt Recipe Corner: Curd Rice

Curd rice is also known as Dahi Chawal in Hindi, Thayir Sadam in Tamil, Mosaranna in Kannada, and Dahi Bhat in Marathi. Generally served at the end of a meal in South India, it cools down the stomach after consuming a hot curry. It is a must in the hot summer season.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes

Cooking Time: 10 minutes

Serves 4



  • Cooked rice – 1 cup
  • Milk – ½ cup
  • Yoghurt – 2 tbsp
  • Salt to taste


(For Seasoning)

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Mustard Seeds – 1 tsp
  • Split Urad dal – 1 tsp
  • Green chillies – 2 no.
  • Curry leaves – 4 sprigs
  • Ginger, chopped – 1 tsp
  • Asafetida (Hing) – a pinch



  1. Heat oil in the pan and add mustard seeds. When mustard seeds begin sputtering, add spilt Urad dal and fry till it becomes golden brown in colour.
  2. Add asafetida, chopped ginger and green chillies, and fry for a while.
  3. To this, add chopped curry leaves and fry for some more time.
  4. Remove pan from heat. Add cooked rice and pour milk and yoghurt. Mix rice thoroughly.
  5. Add salt.
  6. Curd Rice is ready to serve.

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