The delicate and mild flavored curd rice (also known as thayir sadam or yogurt rice) is a befitting finale to a sumptuous spicy meal. Learn how to make this comfort food in under 30-minutes.
Curd rice / Thayir Sadam / Yogurt rice – Many names, same dish
The mixture of cooked rice and curd, commonly known as dahi bhaat is a dish that is savored across India, but it is in the South that it has come on its own with a tempering that adds a delicate and refreshing flavor to the otherwise bland tasting mixture. This is a wonderful comfort food that is served with a side of pickle, podi, or papad in the South.
Across the southern peninsula of India, curd rice is served by different names, in Tamil Nadu, it is known as Thayir Sadam, where thayir means curd (or yogurt) and sadam is rice. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, it is called daddojanam and in Karnataka, it is known as masru-anna.
Irrespective of what it is called, the preparation is mostly the same barring a few spices here and there. …