How to make Andhra Style Curd Rice -

Tempered curd rice served garnished with fresh pomegranate pearls.Simple Curd Rice can be prepared with steamed rice and plain curd or with additional tempering of urad dal, mustard seeds, chillies, coriander leaves and steamed rice

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Cooked rice (पके हुए चावल)

Cuisine : Andhra

Course : Rice

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Andhra Style Curd Rice

Andhra Style Curd Rice Recipe Card


The cuisine of Andhra Pradesh is reputedly the spiciest of all Indian cuisine. Foods include both the original spicy Andhra cooking and Muslim-influenced Hyderabadi cuisine. Rice is the staple diet and is used in a wide variety of ways.
Hyderabadi cuisine is influenced by the Muslim population, which arrived in Andhra centuries ago. Much of the cuisine revolves around meat. It is rich and aromatic, with a liberal use of exotic spices, ghee, nuts and dry fruits.

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 6-10 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Andhra Style Curd Rice Recipe

  • Yogurt 2 cups

  • Cooked rice 2 cups

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Oil 1 tablespoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Green chilli 1

  • Split skinless black gram (dhuli urad dal) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Mustard seeds 1/2 teaspoon

  • Asafoetida 1/4 teaspoon

  • Curry leaves 10-15

  • Fresh pomegranate pearls 2 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick pan.

Step 2

Place rice in a bowl, add milk and mix. Add yogurt and mix. Add salt and mix well.

Step 3

Chop green chilli and add to rice.

Step 4

Add black gram, mustard seeds, asafoetida and curry leaves to the pan and let the seeds splutter.

Step 5

Add the tempering to rice and mix.

Step 6

Chill in the refrigerator. Transfer into serving dish, sprinkle some pomegranate pearls and serve.

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