Dahi Bhutti (Curd Rice)

Dahi bhutti

Dahi bhutti is basically rice mixed with curds. It originates from the South of India and is very popular dish in the Maharashtra and southern parts of India. Generally, a home meal in these parts does not end until this dish is served.

This also helps to control acidity and other related issues.

Ingredients –

Rice (cooked) – 1 cup
Plain unsweetened Yoghurt (dahi) – 1 ½ cups
Milk – ½ cup
Sugar – ¼ teaspoon
Salt – to taste
Corainder springs (finely chopped) – 1 teaspoon

For tempering –
Butter (Ghee) – 1 tablespoon
Cumin seeds – ½ teaspoon
Curry leaves – 4- 5
White lentils (urad dal) – ¼ teaspoon (optional)
Dried red chili – 1

Procedure –

  • Mix the rice, yoghurt, milk, coriander, sugar and salt together and mix well.
  • In a pan heat the ghee and add cumin seeds and curry leaves.
  • Add the white lentils and dried red chili.
  • Pour it over the rice mixture. Mix well.
  • Serve at room temperature.

Tips –
It tastes great when served with typical Indian mango or lemon pickles.
You can also mix pomegranate, chopped cucumber to give a unique taste.

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