Dahi Chawal | Yogurt (curd) Rice Recipe | How to make Dahi Chawal | easy rice recipe

Dahi Chawal | Yogurt (curd) Rice RecipeDahi Chawal:

Dahi Chawal is an easy and quick and easy to make South Indian rice dish. Curd Rice is common to eat at the end of lunch and dinner in the south India. You can make it in few minutes if you have cooked plain rice.

Curd rice is also known in Indian languages as Dahi Chawal (Hindi), Thayir sadam (Tamil), Mosarnna (Kannada), Dahi Bhat (Marathi).

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Dahi Chawal | Yogurt (curd) Rice Recipe:

Dahi Chawal | Yogurt (curd) Rice Recipe

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Dahi Chawal | Yogurt (curd) Rice Recipe | How to make Dahi Chawal | easy rice recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
Main Ingredients: rice and yoghurt. 

Level of cooking: Easy

Recipe Type: rice
Cuisine: south indian
Servings: 3
Calories Amount per serving: 500 kcal
Author: spicy veg recipes
  • 2 cups cooked rice
  • 1 cup curd Plain
  • ½ cup Milk
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 dry red chilli broken into pieces (optional)
  • 1 chopped Green chilli ,optional
  • 2 teaspoon split black lentils ,urad dal
  • 1 teaspoon chana dal
  • 1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • Pinch of asafetida
  • 2 teaspoon ghee
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro chopped
  1. When the rice is hot, mash it nicely with a masher, add warm milk and mix well.
  2. When it has cooled, add curd, and needed salt and mix well.
  3. Heat the ghee in a pan.
  4. Add the mustard seeds.
  5. When they begin to splutter, add dals and sauté for a few seconds until golden,
  6. Add chopped green chillis, curry leaves, and red chilli When the curry leaves turn crisp.
  7. Add asafoetida and switch off the stove.
  8. Add this to the mashed rice curd mixture.
  9. Garnish with
  10. pomegranates Curd-rice is ready.
  11. Serve at room temperature.
Recipe Notes

You can garnish with either coriander leaves or seedless green grapes or pineapple pieces or grated carrot or grated cucumber.

you can adjust the consistency by adding a little milk or curd or both.


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  1. Thanks for this yummy recipe….it tastes really awesome..my hubby and all family members liked a lot…

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