Dec 18, 2015

Toddler Curd Rice Recipe - Yogurt Rice Recipe for Babies & Kids

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This is my little ones favourite. I make this often for her lunch and she loves it. I thought of sharing it with you because many of you have been asking me the recipe when i shared it in my instagram, BTW if you are not following me on instagram, i think you have to follow

The key to make a tasty and kids friendly curd rice or yogurt rice is to add less yogurt and more milk which makes it more tasty.

More Rice Recipes,
Vegetable Khichdi
Dal Khichdi
Spinach Khichdi

So give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you..

Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 20 to 30 mins
Serves : 3 to 4


Rice - 1/2 cup 

Water - 2 to 2.5 cups 
Milk - 1 cup or as needed
Curd / Yogurt - 1.5 tblspn
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1 tsp

For Seasoning:

Ghee -  1 tblspn
Mustard Seeds / Kaduku - 1 tsp
Urad Dal / Ulundu paruppu - 1 tsp
Asafoetida / Hing / Kaya Podi - 1/4 tsp
Carrot - 1 medium size grated


Take rice in a pressure cooker and add water to it. Cook it for 4 to 5 whistle. Simmer for 10 mins.  Switch off the heat and let the pressure go all by itself. Open and mash it up.

Now add salt to it and mix well.Add in yogurt and milk and mix well. Add in sugar and mix well

Now make tempering. Heat ghee in a frying pan heat it up. Add in mustard, urad dal and asafoetida. Fry it for 30 sec.

Add in grated carrots. Saute for 1 min or so.

Pour this over the rice and mix well.

Enjoy it yourself or serve your lil one..

I cooked some rice...I use 4 parts water for 1 part can add more water if you want it so mushy.

Take some cooked rice in a bowl and cool it down

add in little salt

Mash it with your spoon well

add in yogurt..

now add in already boiled cooled milk

Mix well

I also add little have to try this tip, it makes curd rice taste so delicious and your kids will love it..

Mix well

Now heat some ghee in a pan

add in mustard and urad dal

add in little asaofetida

Let them mix

Add in grated carrots..use a fine grate to do this

saute for a min

add it in rice

mix well

Transfer this to your kids favourite bowl

And feed them..


  1. hi..i am a big fan of you are doing great work..

    but can you alter using sugar to jaggery most of studies show sugar is cause of all health issues.
    since many people are seeing and follow your will even help them to change the way they cook.

    keeping cooking have fun ..

  2. I love the silly spoon! It looks so funny :D

  3. hello aarthi,

    can this be given to 8 month old baby?

  4. what is the colour of urad dal and show me with picture.i dont have any idea.plz

  5. I just love your are an amazing cook...i always try your recipes though most of the time i screw it up ... :(
    i always come here n check out whenever i cant figure out what to give to my little one...
    love you....keep rocking...

  6. Mam yours is too helpful for me my baby is one year and eleven month what food can I give to my baby


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