Yogurt Rice

One of the simplest joys of life is comfort food. This easy, quick, nutritious and flavourful recipe, from South India is here to make way to your breakfast/lunch scenes

Cooked rice Mixed with lightly salted yogurt and topped with tempering of curry leaves, mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chillies and Dry red chillies

If you’ve never tried this, I highly recommended you do. So, here’s the easy peasy recipe for you!

For 1 bowl of Yogurt rice you’ll need:

1 cup cooked rice – room temperature (this is cooked quantity)

½ cup Greek yogurt seasoned with salt and whisked smooth – room temperature

1 green chilly slit

1 Dry red chilly

4-5 fresh curry leaves

½ tsp mustard seeds

½ tsp cumin seeds

1 tbsp olive oil


In a bowl mix together cooked rice and yogurt until the rice is completely covered in yogurt

In a small sauce pan/tadka pan, add the olive oil on medium heat. Once hot add mustard seeds, cumin seeds, green chilly, curry leaves and dry red chilly

Let it splutter and stir continuously for about 2 mins till its gets aromatic

Pour the hot tempering over the yogurt rice mixture

Your bowl of comfort, under 10 minutes and almost no cooking if you have leftover rice, which I always do !!

Published by thekaritales

Self taught homecook, foodstylist, recipe developer, foodie, explorer and a media professional

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