Friday, June 11, 2010

Bagalabath : ( Curd Rice )

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Bagalabath   : ( Curd Rice )

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The post for today is quick and simple to make, delicious Bagalabath. This dish requires no introduction. 
This is truly comfort food and healthy. When you are tired or bored to cook, this is the simplest dish that can be made with few ingredients. The bagalabath tastes heavenly, with seasoning of asafetida, mustard and urad dal. You can garnish with grated cashew, grapes and ruby red pomegranate to it as you like.  
Enjoy this delicious , easy to make bagalabath recipe…;)
·         Rice                              - 1 cup
·         Yoghurt                         - ½ cup
·         Milk                              - ½ cup
·         Oil                                - 1 tsp
·         Grated carrot                 - ¼ cup
·         Mustard                        - ¼ tsp
·         Urad dal                        - ½ tsp
·         Asafetida                      - a pinch
·         Cumin seeds                 - ½ tsp
·         Grated ginger                - 1 tssp
·         Green chilly                   - 1
·         Curry leaves                  - 4 or 5
·         Salt to taste

--> Method:
1.     Wash and soak rice for 10 mins.
2.     Cook the rice with 1 ½ cup water and ½ cup milk.
3.     Once the rice is cooked, allow to cool.
4.     Smash the contents.
5.     Add yoghurt, milk, grated carrot, salt and mix well.
6.     See to the rice is slightly sticky and liquidish and not tight.
7.     Heat 1 tsp oil in a pan.
8.     Temper with mustard, urad dal, cumin seeds, curry leaves, asafetida, green chillies, grated ginger in low flame.
9.     Transfer the seasoning to the rice and combine.
10.  Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and green grapes.
11.  Serve warm or cold with spicy pickle.


  1. wow love this a lot ....very tempting grab the bowl ...goes excellent with mormilagai or mavadu or mango pickle ....yummy..

  2. Hy Gayathri,
    That is very quick...thanx for the compliments dear.

  3. That is indeed a healthy and comfort food. Looks delish...

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. Such a droolworthy curd rice, real comforting food..

  5. wow curd rice its my favourite and its look tempting jay ...i can't resist ,today only i will prepare it...

  6. மிகவும் அருமையாக இருக்கின்றது...என்னது தயிர் சாதமா என்று கேட்பவர்கள் கூட இந்த தயிர் சாதத்தினை பார்த்தால் ஆஹா...அருமையான தயிர் சாதம் என்று சொல்லுவாங்க...படத்தினை பார்க்கும் பொழுதே பசி எடுக்குதே...எடுத்துக்கவா...

  7. This is my all time fav..looks mouthwatering

  8. Such a satisfying food...adding grapes will increase the taste as you did.

  9. வாவ்வ் அடிக்கிற வெயிலுக்கேத்த இதமான சாதம்.சூப்பர்ர்...

  10. I simply love this type of curd rice....super delicious

  11. Love the pics..
    Looks delicious and absolutely mouth watering!

  12. Looks very soft, creamy and lovely.

  13. wow.. looks amazing and colorful !! great pics too...

  14. Looks delicious..all time fav for summer.

  15. Great looking curd rice jay, we love it with pickle and pappad..Yummy yumm..

    Kairali sisters

  16. comfortable food and cannot endup any meal without this. pictures are tempting and ading cumin seeds is new to me

  17. Thats such a healthy, delicious and comfort food :-)

  18. Great looking curd rice Jay.. I prepare this atleast once every week.. AJ love this with gongura pickle..

  19. looks very tempting..... mmmmm.... gooooooood!

  20. Mmm...I want to make this!

  21. loved the rice dear...delisious.....yummy....i neaver tried this....befor...

  22. Very conforting food. awesome

  23. looks tempting and would love to have it any time in the day.

  24. WOW! Your curd rice looks really tempting, Jay..Amazing pics..

  25. wooww..reminds me of bangalore..Bagalabhath....Curd rice ...yet full with the body wants to miss this dish....n spll when its prepared in this wonder ...:)

  26. This curd rice looks great, love the pictures.


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