Vysya's Delicious Recipes -Dosa Corner




nav

Monday, March 3, 2014

Curd Rice Recipe - Daddojanam - Mosaranna

Curd   Rice(bagalabath recipe) is a Popular Recipe in South Indian Cuisine. Curd rice is made with Yogurt and rice. Could be made much more  flavorful by adding veggies like Mango & carrot or fruits like Pomegranate or Black Grapes.Curd rice is well known by Thayir Sadam in Tamil Nadu, Daddojanam in Andra Pradesh and Mosarranna in Karanataka.No lunch or Dinner at functions end without Curd rice.Consuming curd or yogurt increases the capacity to absorb the nutrients and minerals form other food stuffs.Helps to get strong bones and teeth as its calcium content is high.Helps to improve the digestive system.Helps to cope with stomach problems.Now we learn to make healthy tasty yogurt  rice.


Ingredients

Rice - 1/2 cup.
Milk - 1 cup.
Curd - 1 cup. [preferably thick curd]
Carrot (chopped) - 2 tbsp.
Mango(chopped) - 1 tbsp.
Ginger(Grated) - 1 inch.
salt - for taste.
coriander leaves - few (for Garnishing)

To Temper

Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp.
urad dal - 1 tsp.
Green chillies - 2.
curry leaves - few (chopped)
hing - Generous Pinch. 
oil - 2 tsp.

Preparation

Pressure cook rice with 2 cups of Water for 4 whistles.

Method
  • Once the rice is cooked, remove it from cooker, and mash it well, with the ladle. Then add Warm Milk. Mix well. Allow it to cool completely.

  • Once it is completely cooled add Curd mix well. Then add salt.mix it.At this stage u can use your hands to mix the rice to avoid any lumps.
  • Add Mango pieces,carrot and  grated Ginger. Mix well.

  • Heat the oil, add mustard seeds, when it crackle add urad dal, Green chillies,curry leaves and hing. when dal's turn golden brown colour remove from flame and add to curd rice. mix well.

  • finally Garnish with Fresh Cilantro.
Notes
  • Instead of veggies you could add pomegranate or black Grapes.
  • Adding Mango & carrot is optional. 
  • if planning curd rice for lunch box, add more milk and little curd.
  • Adjust milk, curd according to your taste buds.
  • if you feel curd rice is so thick. add little water according to consistency.
  • you could also make Curd Rice with rice Left overs.

2 comments:

Smitha Kalluraya said...

all time comfort food...looks so colorful

Sreevalli E said...

Cooling & comforting rice dish.