Friday, November 7, 2008

Quick, easy and an all time favourite!

I'm starting my blog post with a basic 'n' easy recipe - Curd Rice.
Different names, same thing - 'mosaranna', 'thair saadam' or 'yoghurt rice'.
Best eaten with spicy pickle and chips, this is an all time favourite comfort food. It also soothes a bad tummy and calms down an overloaded stomach!
  • cooked rice 1 cup (will serve 2)
  • yoghurt or buttermilk 2 cups
  • oil 1 teaspoon
  • for seasoning and flavour - mustard seeds, cumin seeds, asafotieda or hing, curry leaves, dry red chillies, fresh coriander or cilantro and salt.
  1. In a large bowl, pour the yoghurt or buttermilk. Add salt and mix.
  2. Heat the oil in a small frying pan or wok.
  3. Add mustard seeds and wait till they splutter. Then add all other ingredients and saute for a few seconds.
  4. Pour this seasoning into the yoghurt or buttermilk.
  5. Add rice and mix well.
  6. Garnish with fresh coriander or cilantro.

M & I love this on a hot, summer afternoon! You could also add some grapes, raisins, cashews or pomegranate. But we keep it simple, cool & refreshing.

1 comment:

Suparna said...

first time here :) u have a great blog.

mosaranna looks damn neat. love it any time, those tips for extra tastiness does work great :)


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