Thursday, October 2, 2008

curd rice (thaka seeth)

"thaka seeth"in konkani.'thak'means curd, and 'seeth' is rice.this is a popular dish of south Indian states like Tamil nadu and karnataka.this is a simple food to make and comfortable food for your taste great with mango or lime pickle.


1 cup -rice
2 1/2 cups -water
Salt - to taste
1 cup -sour curd
2cups -milk
5-6 -curry leaves
1 tsp - mustard seeds
3 dry - red chillies
1tsp -channa dal
Coriander leaves -to garnish

Wash the rice well and put in a pressure cooker with the water. Cook till done .mash the cooked rice with the potato masher adding 2 cups of milk.if you need milk add it later ,because you have to add 1 cup of curd.Mix the curd with the rice and add salt to taste.

for seasoning
Heat the oil in a small pan and add the mustard seeds, curry leaves and dry red chillies and Channa Dal. Cook till the chillies are almost black.Add this mix to the rice and stir well. garnish with coriander leaves and Serve with a pickle .

  • for seasoning you can add ginger and garlic also.this also tastes good.
  • you have to add milk with the rice because only adding curd will make the dish to avoid this you have to add milk.

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