Curd Rice


2 cups cooked rice
1 cup yogurt
1 tsp cumin seeds
1 tsp mustard seeds
1 tsp split black beans( optional)
2 green chilies cut into small pieces.
2 tbs chopped coriander leaves
5 curry leaves( optional)
a pinch of asafetida
1/2 tsp sugar
1 tbs oil
salt to taste

Cool the cooked rice till it comes down to the room temperature.
Whisk the yogurt and fold it in the rice. Add salt and sugar.
Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard and let it splutter.
Add split black beans, curry leaves( if using), cumin seeds, green chilies and asafetida. Fry for about half a minute and remove from fire.
Cool and pour on the rice and yogurt mixture.
Refrigerate till the time of serving. Serve garnished with coriander leaves. Eat it with any pickle and fried Pappadams.

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