Indian household kitchens are a treasure-trove of healthy, delectable and cooling ingredients. These ingredients combine together to form dishes that are super delicious and healthy at the same time. One such dish that is a combination of both is curd rice. Curd rice is an integral part of South Indian cuisine. Curd rice is light on the stomach and stands as a perfect meal for those who are looking to eat something soothing, comforting and delectable at the same time. The popularity of curd rice is no more restricted to just down south. It has now spread to regions across India and people have started to prepare their own versions. What actually enhances the flavour of the dish is the addition of tadka. If you have mastered the art of getting the tadka right, you can be a pro at making curd rice.
We are here to make that part easy for you. You can now make traditional tadka for your curd rice in just a span of five minutes. Yes, you read that right! Not just that, the ingredients required for making this tadka are all easily available, so you won't have to run for them here and there.
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Here's How You Can Make That Perfect Tadka For Traditional Curd Rice:
Refined Oil - 2 tablespoon
Green Chillies - 2 chopped
Curry Leaves - 8-10
Urad Dal - 1 tsp
Chana Dal - 1 tsp
Mustard Seeds - 1 tsp
Whole Red Chillies - 2
To begin with, take a small tadka pan and add oil to it. Bring it over high flame.
Once the oil is sufficiently hot, add in mustard seeds. Wait for the mustard seeds to splutter.
Now, add in chopped green chillies along with urad and chana dal. Both dals will add a nice crunch to the curd rice.
Once the dal starts to turn little brown in colour, add in whole red chillies and curry leaves. Bring the heat to low and switch off the flame after few seconds.
Finally, pour this tadka on top of your curd rice mix and give it a nice stir.
Note: The tadka has a smoky flavour and adds a perfect crunch to the curd rice dish.
So, go ahead and add a splash of this tadka on your curd rice preparation! Try making this at home for a lazy Sunday brunch. Happy Cooking!
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