Dahi chawal or curd rice originated as a south India dish but it’s famous in summer time in north India . It is also the go to meal . One of the biggest advantages this dish has over others is that it is extremely easy to make.
5 common health benefits of curd rice:
• It aids digestion .
• It cools the body .
• It can act as a stress buster.
• It aids weight loss.
• It’s immunity booster.
• 1/2bowl curd
•1 bowl rice ( cooked)
• 1 tsp oil
• 1/4 tsp cumin seeds
• 1/4 tsp black gram
• 4-5 curry leaves
• 1 dry red chilli
• 1 Green chilli ( fine chopped)
• 1/2 cup Peas ( boiled)
• 1/2 cup Carrots ( grated)
• 1 cup Pomegranate arils for garnishing
Add curd and rice in a bowl. Mix well , break if any lumps there .
Heat the oil in a pan .
Add cumin seeds , let the seeds crackle. Add black gram , dry red chilli and curry leaves. Now add peas , green chilli and carrots . Cook 2 mins , then , add salt as per your taste . Remove from flame . Pour this tempering to the curd-rice mixture.
Serve curd rice topped with pomegranate arils.
Use fresh curd , if the curd is sour then add milk.
I used homemade curd . It gives totally different flavours from store brought curd .