Monday, June 2, 2008

CURD RICE WITH MODERN TOUCH


Curd is an excellent source of calcium, critical for bone growth, development and maintenance at every stage of life, especially for children. Curd cures ulcers, indigestion, infection, settles the stomach and is recommended for anyone. It plays a significant role in the prevention of osteoporosis.
This is a traditional South Indian dish made with cooked rice and yogurt. it is a perfect dish to Parties, picnics. Every south Indian lunch and dinner ends with curd rice.


Especially this curd rice being more nutrition with Pomegranate and carrot touch.


Pomegranates may contain nearly 3 times the total antioxidant ability compared with a similar quantity of green tea or red wine. In addition to being this tremendous source of antioxidants, pomegranates provide a substantial amount of potassium, fiber, vitamin C.


Carrots are an excellent source of antioxidant compounds, and the richest vegetable source of the pro-vitamin A carotenes. Carrots' antioxidant compounds help protect against cardiovascular disease and cancer and also promote good vision.


2 cups cooked rice

1 cup curd.

2 red chillies

1/2 cup finely chopped lettuce

1 Tomato finely chopped

1 small onion finely chopped

1 small finely grated cucumber

1 small finely grated carrot

1 tbsp finely chopped coriander

3 tbsp Pomegranate seeds

salt as per taste

for seasoning:

2 tsp oil

½ tsp mustard seeds

1 tsp split black gram dal

1 tsp cumin
5 curry leaves

1 tbls kaaju

Heat oil and fry all the ingredients for seasoning.

Add chopped onion, chilly, tomato, grated carrot one by one and fry for 2 mints.

Then add lettuce fry for a while then pour into the rice and mix well. and switch off the stove.

Grated cucumber , Pomegranate and salt mix into the curd. and keep aside.

Better to mix this prepared rice and curd together before serving.
Note: If you want you can add chopped straberries.

12 comments:

Uma said...

lovely idea to add all those veggies to curd rice. It makes it more healthy. Nice recipe.

Suma Rajesh said...

hey amazing...i have also updated curd rice on my blog....wht a surprise...urs looks delicious...

Sireesha said...

Hey wonderful u made simple curd rice healthy and more nutritious.Nice recipe.......

easycrafts said...

I clicked curd rice too today, but didnt add veggies..nice idea

Swati: Sugarcraft India said...

Wow you have given the simple curd rice a great variation and color ..nice!!

Cham said...

Love ur curd rice with veg and fruit!

Srivalli said...

curd rice is always welcome right..

abt the moth beans you asked..I don't think we get this in south india but this is referred to as borrallu, or alsandallu..for pictures check out Indira's and cooking pleasures..nice post to read!

http://www.nandyala.org/mahanandi/archives/2007/06/24/
http://cookingpleasures.blogspot.com/2006_09_01_archive.html

Asha said...

Send it to Siri's yogurt event, good one! Love curd rice:)

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Indranee Batabyal said...

Thanks for your comment! I'm glad that you liked the recipes. I absolutely love anything with curd, so this curd rice is tempting, and I'm sure it will taste great. Thanks for sharing the recipe!

Madhavi said...

Great idea to combine all those vegetables in curd rice. Very nice recipe, thanxxx for sharing!!!

Sia said...

my comfort food:) u can send this to 'frozen yogurt' event hosted by siri of siri's corner.