Thursday, March 22, 2012

Curd Rice/Thayir sadam

Its pretty hot here...And i have a guest who wants to do shopping almost every day :) Of course,who doesnt  like to do shopping in chennai..What can give pleasant welcome,after a tiring fun  sun day?..Nothing can be like creamy ,yummy and chilled thayir sadam..I made this in morning and kept it in fridge before i stepped out of the home..Of course,pickles are best side dishes.But I have given a thogayal that calms the summer heat.

To make Homemade Curd
Milk-1 litre
Curd-2 tbsps 

1.Boil the milk and bring it to lukewarm temperature.
2.Pour the milk in any vessel(glass or earthware) 
3.Add the 2 tbsps of curd and do not stir it,cover it with lid and dont distrub and move it for seven hours
4.After seven hours,Move the dish to fridge and allow it set well

If u r not living in tropical countries,u need to keep the milk in warm place,either in preheat oven (with a lowest temperature)..

To make set curd
U have to keep the curd in fridge as soon as it is set.

 To make Curd rice
Boiled Rice-2 cups
Milk-One cup
Curd-Quater cup
Salt to taste

To Season
Mustard Seeds-1 tsp
Asofoedia-half tsp
Coriander leaves-3-4 stems
Ginger-half ench,chopped
Oil to shallow fry


1.Cook the rice with 5 cups of water
2.Smash the hot rice, add the milk and salt
3.Shallow fry the mustard seeds,asofoedia and ginger in oil and add it to the rice
4.Once the rice returns to room temperature ,add the curd and mix it..
Refrigerate before serving

U can also add grated carrot or diced cucumber

To make parupu thovayal
Roasted Channa dal-Half cup
Coconut,grated-Quater cup
Red chilli-2 nos
Salt to taste

1.Grind all the ingredients to smooth paste

Can also served with pickle...


  1. My all time fav. can eat 3 times a day with maavadu ...

    loved ur home made curd has come out perfect ...loved ur presentation as well ...

  2. Curd rice is always welcome summer heat. Curd tray is truly tempting.....nice cool recipe.....

  3. Perfect summer recipe....looks yum....nothing can beat the homemade curd...

  4. wow priya thats a complete feast...i love curd rice....

  5. Nothing better than cool curd rice on a hot summer day... I love it.

  6. Thayir Sadam with thogayal, very mouthwatering..

  7. Very comforting dish, i can't end my meal without this. Nicely done

  8. Pretty comfort food.I think you can't find anything more as a comfort...Yummy Priya.

  9. this is a comfort food for any Tamilian.... and urs looks beautiful/...

  10. ஸ்ஸ்ஸ்ஸ் நாவூறுது....

  11. summer time here.. and one thing I always make.. first time at your space.. nice.. do check my little blog in your spare time Noel collections

  12. Oh my!!! my fav because I love yoghurt so much. Love this combo with all the ingredients inside. Perfect and looks so fabulous.

  13. curd rice with mango pickle,nothing can beat this combo :)

  14. Very nice and indeed looks cool and refreshing after a warm day spent outside. Thanks for sharing your homemade curd method too.


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