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Curd Rice/Thayir Sadam is one of the most popular and Most loved dishes of Tamil Nadu.In most of the homes in Tamil Nadu,its a practice to eat Curd Rice at the end of lunch or Dinner to ease the effect of spicy main dishes.It is also said to aid in digestion..Its a totally easy to prepare,comfort dish!Do try out the Delicious and Mouthwatering Thayir Sadam!


  • Rice – 1/2 cup(Uncooked)
  • Water – 1 1/2 cup.
  • Warm Milk – 1 cup.
  • Yoghurt/curd – 1 cup.
  • Salt to taste.
  • Oil – 1 1/2 tsp.
  • Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida- 1/4 tsp
  • Green chillies – 1(Sliced)
  • Curry leaves – a few.


  1. Pressure cook the rice with 1 1/2 cups of water.When Done,mash the rice well with Back of a wooden spoon.
  2. When this is warm,add warm milk and again mash well.
  3. Now add yoghurt to this mixture and mix well with out Lumps.Now add salt to taste and keep aside.
  4. In a pan ,heat oil and add mustard seed and when they splutter,add Green chilli,Curry leaves and lastly asafoetida.Turn off the flame and pour this on to the Curd Rice.Transfer to Serving dish and serve with Pickles and enjoy!


Adding pomegranate seeds as shown in the photos is a serving suggestion 🙂


    tastasty said:
    August 6, 2014 at 5:48 pm

    Interesting dish..:) I do not know the Asafoetida – what does it taste like?

      food passion and love responded:
      August 7, 2014 at 2:27 am

      Asafoetida is a very strong spice,added in very lil quantities..but it adds a distinctive flavour and aroma to the dish 🙂

        tastasty said:
        August 7, 2014 at 5:20 am

        Ok, I will try to find it in our stores, thank you for sharing..;)

    Chitra Jagadish said:
    August 6, 2014 at 6:06 pm

    Hmmm soothing rice for summer. …looks relish. …

    Malar said:
    August 6, 2014 at 6:29 pm

    Curd rice anytime, love this 🙂 It works for me even when it snows 😀

    Traditionally Modern Food said:
    August 6, 2014 at 7:07 pm

    Such a comfort food. Nice pic:-)

    Aruna Panangipally said:
    August 7, 2014 at 12:05 am

    Always welcome not matter the weather. We made this version, with 1/2 milk and 1/2 curd for the epic train journeys to “native place”. For the regular version, I use only curd. 🙂

    shalzzzzz said:
    August 7, 2014 at 2:42 pm

    Wow, I love Curd rice, though I’ve never tried making one. Thanks for sharing the recipe 🙂

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    My Kitchen Moments said:
    August 8, 2014 at 4:49 am

    Curd rice is one dish which i can have anytime, a very comfort dish. Love it!! 🙂

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