Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Curd rice with mango and avocado

Curd rice or rice with yogurt is such a satisfying meal when eaten on a hot and humid day. It is cool creamy  and can be as simple as plain soft rice mixed with salt and creamy yogurt or it can be seasoned according to taste. I made this by seasoning it with ginger, chillies and curry leaves and mixed some avocado and mango  in it. It was creamy, delicious and very filling.

2 cups cooked rice (should be cooked in more water so that it is soft)
2 cups yogurt
a splash of cream (optional)
1 tablespoon finely chopped ginger
2-3 dry red chillies
1 green chilli
1 sprig curry leaves
1 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 teaspoon urad dal
1/4 teaspoon asafoetida (optional)
salt to taste
1 sweet mango cubed
1 avocado cubed
a few salted pistachios (sliced)

Mash the cooked rice with the back of a spoon and add whisked yogurt and cream and mix everything well. Add salt and mix. Prepare the tempering by heating some vegetable or peanut oil. Drop the mustard seeds, as they start spluttering add the urad dal, ginger, both the chillies, curry leaves, and hing. Cover and let it stand for a few seconds. Now pour this over the rice and add the cubed avocado and mango. Serve with a side of stir fried potatoes or chips and spicy pickle.


  1. such a unique combination, i have never tasted mango, avacado and curdrice together! looks lovely

  2. wat a tasty combo....drooooooooling cliks...awesome
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  3. Thats a wonderful combination! i am going crazy over mangoes right now:)

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  4. Wow, nice idea, i always love mango with curd rice, sure would try avocado! loved the clicks a lot

  5. Three lovely edibles - mango, avocado, curd - all at once! This HAS to be wonderful :)

  6. I like this combinations; mangoes go well with avocado.

  7. Thank you for visiting my blog. You have a wonderful blog. You know what? As simple and humble as it is, curd rice is one of my most favorite dishes in the world! I love your spin on it....very innovative! I will try it for sure :)