Samai thayir sadam recipe, little millet curd rice recipe
Samai thayir sadam, little millet curd rice. A simple and easy made in south india with curd, samai, and simple seasonings.
Samai thayir sadam is a flavorful and comfort food prepared by adding milk and curd to the steamed millet and finally seasoning it with simple ingredients like mustard seeds, urad dal etc.
Samai thayir sadam is very nutritious and healthy too. Little millets are very high in calcium, iron, potassium etc. It is very simple and easy to make. It makes a great lunchbox recipe too. Kids would not know if it is made using samai or little millets.
I am sure you and your family will love the samai curd rice.
Preparation time. 10 minutes
Cook time. 15 minutes
Recipe cuisine. south indian
Recipe category. main
Samai/little millet – 1/2 cup
Curd/yoghurt – 3/4 cup
Water – 2 cups
Milk (boiled) – 1/4 cup
Carrot (grated) – 3 tbsp
Raw mango (finely chopped) – 1 tbsp (optional)
Coriander leaves (finely chopped) – 2 tsp
Salt – as required
Oil – 1 tsp
Mustard seeds – 1/2 tsp
Split urad dal – 1/2 tsp
Ginger (finely chopped) – 1/4 inch piece
Green chilli (finely chopped) – 1
Coriander leaves (finely chopped) – 1 tbsp
Cashew nuts (sliced) – 1 tbsp (optional)
Curry leaves – 1 strand
1. Wash and pressure cook millets with 2 cups of water for 3 to 4 whistles. Once the pressure releases, open the cooker. The millet should be little mushy. Let it cool down.2. Mash the millet with ladle, and then add milk. 3. Mix well without any lumps. Then add curd.4. Add salt and curd. Mix well. In a small pan, heat oil and then let mustard seeds splutter. Add urad dal, ginger, green chillies, curry leaves, and cashew nuts. When urad dal turns golden brown, switch off. Seasoning is ready.5. Add the seasoning to the curd rice along with grated carrot, mango and coriander leaves. Mix well.Now, samai curd rice is ready! Serve it with pickle or spicy side dish.
- You can add chopped fruits & veggies like pomegranate, grapes, capsicum and cucumber.
- If you prefer curd rice to be little watery, add little water and curd while mixing.
- You can try the same recipe with other millets like varagu, kuthiravali, kambu etc.
Samai thayir sadam recipe, little millet curd rice recipe below: