Curd Rice

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.

Note :

Use fresh curd , if the curd is sour then add milk.

I used homemade curd . It gives totally different flavours from store brought curd .


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