December 19, 2011

Oriental Curd Rice (rice with yogurt)

This is a special post for our blogging buddy PJ who is expecting her second child in a couple of weeks. Our ever enthusiastic blogging marathon group thought of having a virtual baby shower for PJ and all of us have cooked up a dish from her blog to celebrate this event. 

PJ's space has a ton of awesome recipes and I had a lot of them bookmarked. I also chose a couple of dishes that I wanted to make for this celebration, but as usual time just flew out of my hands and I finally decided to make this very interesting and unique Oriental curd rice. I changed the recipe a little bit to suit our tastes.



Ingredients:
Rice - 1/2 cup
Curd/ Yogurt - 1cup
Milk - 1/4cup
Green onions - 3, finely chopped
Carrot - 1 small, finely diced 
Green chilies - 3, slit
Turmeric - 1/4tsp
Salt - to taste

For tempering:
Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
Cum seeds - 1/2 tsp
Urad dal - 1/2tsp

Method:
  • Cook rice until very soft. Keep aside to cool.
  • Add yogurt, milk, turmeric and salt. Mix well and keep aside.
  • Heat 2tsp oil in a small saucepan, add the tempering ingredients and once the seeds start to splutter, add the green onions and carrots and saute until cooked through, about 4-5minutes. 
  • Add veggies to the rice and mix well.
  • Serve at room temperature or chilled.

Here's wishing PJ hearty congratulations and all the very best for the new arrival from all of us.

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18 comments:

  1. That's a great looking bowl Pavani..glad to be part of this!

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  2. A nice post! Curd rice is a real comfort food.

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  3. Wow such a nice gesture to have virtual baby shower....yummy looking curd rice

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  4. Looks so yum ...all time fav

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  5. Oriental curd rice looks super stunning, hope PJ will enjoy all our recreation specially we prepared for this occasion..

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  6. Pass me that bowl, looks so delicious!!!!

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  7. love these cooling and soothing rice.

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  8. WOW! that is such an awesome thing to do! wishing PJ a happy and safe pregnancy. This will definitely warm her up from within:)

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  9. What a awesome click dear.. looks super delicious:)

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  10. interesting... perfect for one of those days when u r craving for chinese & south indian :)

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  11. I am so much in love with the green bowl in the pic and the curd rice too. :-)

    Siri

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  12. Ah!!Yum!!I can indulge in this dish anytime of the day...Really appreciate your efforts for doing this baby shower. Thanks a lot dear :)

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  13. looks delicious....my daughter just loves curd rice...bookmarking it :-)

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  14. looks delicious....my daughter just loves curd rice...bookmarking it :-)

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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  15. looks delicious....my daughter just loves curd rice...bookmarking it :-)

    http://onlyfishrecipes.blogspot.com/

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