Curd Rice | Mosaranna Recipe

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Curd Rice also called as Yogurt Rice or Dahi Chawal is a dish of India. It is very popular dish in South part of India. It is the tradition to eat Curd Rice at the end of lunch or dinner as this helps to aid digestion. If you are eating curd during the day, have it without sugar but if you are eating curd at night, add sugar or some black pepper. It will assist in digestion and calm your digestive system. Curd rice: This is very good for the stomach and a light option for the summers too.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Served AsDinner, Lunch
Servings 3


  • For Tempering:
  • Oil – 2 tablespoon
  • Mustard Seeds / Rai – ½ + ¼ tsp
  • Cumin Seeds / Jeera – ½ tsp
  • Dry Red Chillies – 4 to 5 nos
  • Urad Dal – 2 tsp
  • Other Ingredients:
  • Cooked Rice – 1 ½ cup
  • Curd / Dahi – 1 cup
  • Milk – ¼ cup
  • Pomegranate Seeds – ¼ cup
  • Sugar – ½ tsp
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Chopped Green Chillies – 1 med size
  • Coriander Leaves – as required


  • In a mixing bowl, add 1 ½ cup of Cooked Rice to that add 1 cup of Curd (Dahi) and ¼ cup of Milk.
  • To the Rice mixture now add ½ tsp of Sugar, ¼ tsp of Salt, Chopped Green Chillies, ¼ cup of Pomegranate Seeds and mix well.
  • For tempering, in a preheated pan, take 2 tsp of Oil to that add ¼ + ½ tsp of Mustard Seeds (Rai), ½ tsp of Cumin Seeds (Jeera), few Dry Red Chillies, 2 tsp of Urad Dal and few Curry Leaves.
  • Sauté for 1 min and then add the tempering to Curd Rice mixture and mix well.
  • Add freshly cut Coriander leaves as per your taste and serve.



  • If serving later add more Milk to avoid Curd Rice turning sour and dry.
  • You can add grated Carrots to the Rice mixture as per taste.

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