Saturday, September 22, 2007

Dahi Butti (Yogurt Rice)

This is a quickie which can be prepare with leftover white rice.... You can have it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.... This is my entry for 'breakfast from leftovers' organized by Nandita (

Rice 2 cups
Yogurt 1.5 cups
Milk 2tblspns
Curry Leaves 10-12
Red chillies 2-3
Onion 1 medium
Asafoetida a pinch
Salt to taste
Sugar 2-3 tspns
Oil 1tblsp
Mustard seeds 1/4 tspn
Jeera (cumin seeds) 1/2 tspn
Turmeric a pinch (optional)
Cilantro for garnishing

Loosen leftover rice from refrigerator. Add salt and sugar, mix. Spread cut onion and curry leaves on the rice.
For tadka: In a pan, over medium range, heat oil, add mustard seeds. After they splutter, add jeera, asafoetida and turmeric if desired*.
Then add red chillies, let them coat with the tadka for about a minute and remove pan from heat. Spread this tadka over rice and mix. Add yogurt and milk, mix well. Garnish with Cilantro.
*Note: If you like the end recipe to be white skip turmeric else add a pinch to give it a light yellow tinge

1 comment:

mina said...

Thanks for your comment. We used a Canon Rebel XS with a 50mm lens for those photos.