Model, television host, activist and author Padma Lakshmi is truly a multi-talented icon! The Indian-American celebrity is quite the inspiration for foodies around India, as she has managed to bring her passion for food in her career. Whether it is hosting a food reality TV show, writing a recipe book, or sharing foodie content on her social media, Padma Lakshmi truly loves food as much as we do. If you have been following her on Instagram, then you'd be aware of her strong penchant for desi food. Despite living abroad for many years, the celebrity still prefers to indulge in a wholesome Indian meal and we have proof! Take a look at what she shared with her 1.3 million followers:
Padma Lakshmi hopped on another viral trend on Instagram to express her love for food, sharing visual snippets of her meals with the audio -"so I am addicted to this, not in the literal medical sense but I don't think I can live without it". We catch the glimpse of some of the most loved Indian dishes in the video, including pulao, rajma chawal and curd rice. Using her quirky video, she expresses how much she loves rice and can't live without it! She accompanied her story with the caption: "If I don't have yoghurt rice at least once a week I just don't feel right. What's your favourite way to eat rice?"
Padma Lakshmi is quite a fan of curd rice. She loves to eat and make this South Indian delicacy. For those who don't know what exactly this dish is, it is simple comfort food made from leftover rice and yoghurt. All you have to do is mix together the rice and curd and add a flavourful tadka to it. Curd rice is also known as Thayir Sadam in Tamil.
If you want to get a taste of Padma Lakshmi's beloved curd rice, then we have a detailed recipe for you:
What's your favourite rice dish? Do tell us in the comments section below!