Mar 2, 2013

Yummy Thalicha Thair Sadham/Seasoned Curd Rice/Tadkawale Dahi Bath

One of the most popular and daily rice dish made across south India. It may sound weird to put on this rice dish but, it cannot be denied that this basic dish is often taken for granted and people don't get the exact result. As mentioned in my blog i try to cover the basics too...

  • 1 cup     - Rice
  • 1 tbs      - Mustard seeds/Rai/Kadugu
  • 1 tbs      - Broken urad dal/Odecha ulatham parupu
  • 1/2 tbs   - Asafatida/Hing/Perunkayam
  • 2-3        - Dry red chilly
  • 2 tbs      - Refined oil
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 arc       - Curry leaves
  • 1            - Green Chilly
  • 2 inches   - Ginger
  • 1 cups     - Dahi/Tahir/Curd  (If, you are serving immediately add 2 cups if, after an hour add 1/2 cup 1/2 cup milk)
  • 1 cup       - Milk
  • 3 cups      - Water
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish
  • Secret ingredient : Unsalted White butter 2 tbs :)
1. Wash rice and cook then in proportion of 1:3 ratio water.
2. Once the rice is cooked and salt and mash them well.
3. Cool them for a while and add in the curd, milk.
4. If, you are serving immediately add 1 cup of curd and 1/2 cup milk.
    If, after an hour add 1/2 cup curd and 1 cup milk. Mix well.
5. Meanwhile, finely chop the green chilly and ginger.
6. In a small pan add oil heat it well.
7. Add in the asafatida, then mustard seeds splutter them, broken urad dal,dry red chilly.
8. Now put in the curry leaves, green chilly and ginger.
9. Pour in the tadka or the seasoning on to the rice.
10. While serving you can add water if the rice is bit thick. Make it semi solid.
Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves.
Serve cool. You can keep in refrigerator. 

  • You can add in finely chopped cucumber,grated carrots,pomegranate,raw mango.
  • Please avoid mixing onion into the rice. You can have it as an condiment.
  • If, you want an instant cool rice add in chilled water or ice cubes.

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