Thayir Sadam is a very popular dish in South India. It is often eaten accompanied by pickles of mango or Lime.
- Raw rice - 1 cup
- Milk - 250ml
- Fresh curd - 1/2 cup
- Salt - to taste
- Finely cut ginger - 1 tsp
- Asafoetida - 1 tsp
- Green chillies - 8
- Finely cut coriander leaves - 1tbs
- Mustard seeds - 1/2 tsp
- Black gram dhal - 1 tsp
- Bengal gram dhal - 1 tsp
Cook rice till it becomes soft. Drain water and allow it to cool.
Mash with hand and add thick milk. Heat oil, add the seasonings and fry till golden brown.
Add slit green chillies and ginger, saute for a minute and pour over the rice.
Add curd, salt, asafoetida and mix well. Serve soon after mixing with curd.
Keeping it for a long time will turn the rice rice sour. Garnish with coriander leaves.