How to make Set Curd Rice -

Leftover rice mixed with milk, onion, green chillies, salt and curd and allowed to set.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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

Main Ingredients : Yogurt (दही), Kolam Rice (कोलम चावल)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Rice

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Set Curd Rice

Set Curd Rice Recipe Card


History of Indian cuisine dates back to nearly 5,000-years ago when various groups and cultures interacted with India that led to a diversity of flavours and regional cuisines.
Indian cuisine comprises of a number of regional cuisines.  The diversity in soil type, climate, culture, ethnic group and occupations, these cuisines differ from each other mainly due to the use of locally available spices, herbs, vegetables and fruits. Indian food is also influenced by religious and cultural choices and traditions. 
Foreign invasions, trade relations and colonialism had introduced certain foods to the country like potato, chillies and breadfruit.    

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Set Curd Rice Recipe

  • Yogurt 2 tablespoons

  • Kolam Rice 3 cups

  • Milk 3 cups

  • Onions 3 medium

  • Green chillies 2

  • Salt to taste


Step 1

Heat milk in a deep non stick pan till lukewarm. Chop onions and green chillies in a chopper and transfer into a bowl. Add rice and mix.

Step 2

Add a little salt and mix. Divide rice equally in individual bowls.Add yogurt to lukewarm milk and mix well. Pour into each bowl till it rises a little above the level of rice.

Step 3

When the curd sets, keep the bowls in the refrigerator to chill. Serve chilled.

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