Curd Rice Recipe / South Indian Curd rice

Curd rice one of the easiest lunch box recipe, but tasty one.You can enrich the taste by adding carrot,cucumber,pomegranate.

Curd rice is my favorite i love to have it with pickle ,for me it is the best combo ever.It is very simple to make as lunch box recipe when you are in hurry and requires minimal time.Add milk to the rice so that the consistency will be maintained for many hours else the rice will become hard .

I have shown you step by step pictorial recipe.Now lets look into curd rice recipe.

Similar recipe———-lemon rice———-Puliyodharai


  • Curd
  • Milk
  • 1 cup of rice
  • Mustard seeds
  • Channa dal
  • Curry leaves,coriander leaves
  • Red chilli
  • Ginger
  • Cashew nut
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Onion
Prep TimeCooking TimeServesType
10 min 5 min 2Main Course


  1. Add 1 cup of freshly cooked rice to a bowl, the rice should be mashed well
  2. Add 3 spoons of homemade curd to the rice and mix well
  3. Then add half 1/4 cup of milk to the rice and add salt as required and mix well
  4. For seasoning heat oil in a pan then add mustard seeds and 1/2 tsp channa dal
  5. Add chopped ginger,2 red chilli,some curry leaves and 5-6 cashew nuts
  6. Add some chopped shallots and saute well
  7. Now add the seasoning to the rice and garnish with coriander
  8. Yummy curd rice is ready

Pictorial recipe:

Take 1 cup of cooked rice

Add 3 spoon of curd

Now add some milk and mix well

Heat oil and add mustard seeds and channa dal

Now add ginger ,red chilli ,curry leaves

Add onion and cashew nut

Add seasoning to the rice and mix well

Rice is ready

Serve curd rice with your favorite curry or some pickle

Try out this recipe and share your feedback.Happy Cooking!!

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