Now a days as weather is changing , it affecting our daily routine too. Sometimes we feel energetic and after a little feel like lazy . But our tummy is not lazy at all, it needs all its spread ready at time. What to do , when not feel like cooking and also this weather makes us to avoid outside foods. After scratching head for long the idea stuck in , is to prepare curd rice. Simple clear flavours without much fuss and filling too. What else you need😊 it's a life saver easiest dish that can be prepared in jiffy and everyone will like also. I never followed any set rule for cooking my food , so this one is also my way of curd rice, hope you will enjoy digging in.
Step wise recipe is given below, do try and let me know , how's it turned out for you.
Time : 15-30 mins ( depend on you have cooked rice or not)
4-5 cup cooked rice ( you can also prepare fresh, I had left over)
1 tsp urad dal
1 tsp Chana dal
1 tsp mustard seeds
3-4 red dry chilies, round or long
1/4 tsp asafetida ( heeng)
2-3 spring curry leaves
3 medium onions, sliced
2-3 green chilies, finely chopped
1/2 tsp ginger garlic paste
1 - 1 1/2 cup yogurt ( curd), beaten
Salt to taste
Heat some oil in a wok, add asafetida followed by mustard seeds and red chilies. Let them crackle and add Chana dal , saute till aromatic then add urad dal followed by curry leaves.
Saute for a minute then add onion and green chilies. Fry till onions become nice transparent.
Now add ginger garlic paste and saute for a minute. Add beaten curd followed by cooked rice and salt.
Mix well and cook for another 3-4 mins.
Your delicious curd rice is ready to serve.
It doesn't need any thing else to accompany as it already has all the flavours. It's light on your tummy yet delicious indeed.
Always add urad dal after Chana dal is lightly roasted as urad dal has tendency to burn quickly. So be careful while frying pulses, burnt one spoil your whole dish.
If you don't have left over rice then prepare fresh and use. Generally over cooked rice is used to prepare curd rice but I like well cooked one. You can prepare as per your preference of rice.
Whenever you want to have light lunch/dinner, just go for it. You will never regret. Hope you will definitely give it a try and don't forget to share your experience with me here, your valuable comments and suggestions, meant a lot.