Recipe for Curd Rice

6 | 25 Minutes | by Nirali Tanna

Curd rice also popularly known as Thayir Saadam is a popular South Indian favorite. Made using minimal ingredients, its not only quick to make but also a perfect meal for days when you prefer to eat light. Serve it with papad and pickle on the side.

Synonyms : Curd and rice mixed together and tempered to make a rice dish.

This recipe contains 200 Calories, 17 gms Carbohydrates, 8 gms Proteins, 3 gms Fats.


20 Minutes


5 Minutes


Pure Veg.

TOTAL Servings



  • 3 Cups Rice (Chawal) (cooked)
  • 5 Cups Curd (dahi)
  • 2 Pieces Green Chillies (Hari Mirch) (slit lengthwise)
  • 1 Teaspoon Mustard seeds (Rai)
  • Asafoetida (a pinch)
  • 5 Pieces Curry Leaves
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tablespoon Oil


  1. Combine curd and rice in a deep bowl, mix well and keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil in a small pan, add the mustard seeds.
  3. When the seeds crackle, add the asafoetida and curry leaves.
  4. Add the green chilies and saute.
  5. Add the prepared tempering to the curd-rice mixture.
  6. Add salt and mix well.
  7. Garnish with coriander and serve chilled.

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