Curd Rice

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Curd rice or thayir sadam is a popular South Indian dish served with a South Indian meal or in a South Indian thali. It is made with cooked rice and curd/yogurt. Perfect and healthy summer food.
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Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time20 minutes
Total Time30 minutes
Served As: Brunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Cuisine Type: Soul Food, South Indian
Recipe Taste: Salty, Sour, Spicy, Sweet, Tangy
Servings 3


  • 1/2 cup Rice
  • 1 cup Curd
  • 1 cup Water
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/4 cup Milk or as required
  • 1 Carrot finely grated
  • 1 Cucumber finely chopped
  • Tempering for
  • 1 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Green Chillies chopped or as per taste
  • a piece Ginger finely chopped
  • 1 leaves Curry
  • 1 pinch Asafoetida


  • Take a pressure cooker, add rice, salt, water and pressure cook for 5-6 whistles. The rice must be more softer than the rice we cook regularly. Let the pressure release by itself, open and mash the rice. Keep aside and let it cool down completely.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, curry leaves and let it crackle.
  • Add asafoetida, ginger, chillies and saute for few seconds and take off from heat.
  • When the rice is cool down completely, add curd, milk and mix well without any lumps. Preferably use hand.
  • Add chopped coriander leaves, grated carrot and chopped cucumber and mix well.
  • Pour the tempering, add salt if required, mix well and serve.

Recipe Notes

I have used milk too in the recipe you can opt that and use water. 

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Akum Raj Jamir
Akum Raj Jamir

A foodie and a passionate cook. Loves everything about food. I love experimenting with food in my kitchen and develop new recipes.

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