In the blazing heat, chilled flavoured curds or buttermilk is refreshing and a lunch without curds rice seems incomplete. In South India, it is a tradition to end their meals with curds and rice.
A ready to eat curds rice is more than welcome. Though occasionally made, it is a must be during functions and parties. It is one of the simplest cooking that can be made.
1 bowl of rice cooked
2 bowls of yoghurt
1 tsp oil
1/2 tsp mustard seed
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1/2 tsp urad dal
1/2 tsp gram dal
2 green chillies or dried chilles in yoghurt
fat milk 1/2 cup
Cook rice and keep aside. Make it soft by a ladle. Take a pan and heat the oil. Make the seasoning with mustard seeds,cumin seeds,asafoetida, urad dal, gram dal ,asafoetida and chillies. Add yoghurt and ,milk and salt. Add the seasoning and mix well. Garnish with coriander leaves. Nothing to beat it in hot summer !