Dahi Bhaat

Dahi Bhaat

Delicious creamy rice with yoghurt

English Translation

  • Dahi = Yoghurt
  • Bhaat = Rice

Preparation (Serves 6)

  • 1¼ cups basmati rice (cooked)
  • ½ onions chopped
  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 3 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoon yogurt
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 level teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon chopped cilantro


  • Wash rice several times until water runs clear
  • Add 6 cups water and cook the rice on high heat until slightly grainy
  • Drain the rice in a colander and keep aside
  • In a non stick pan, heat oil over medium heat
  • Add cumin seeds, when the seed starts to sizzle add the chopped onion, fry until translucent
  • Add the yogurt, turmeric, salt and mix
  • Add the cooked rice and mix very gently, turn the heat to low
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds and cilantro on top
  • Cover and turn down heat

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