Varagu Thayir Sadham/Kodo Millet Curd Rice

Vargu Thayir Sadham/Kodo Millet Curd Rice, This healthy curd rice is a divine with a piece a lemon or mango pickle, Tahyir sadham/Curd rice is one of the best and favorite from my childhood, i remember my  school days, forcing my mom to pack curd rice for Lunch ..

Now i started preparing Thayir sadham in millets also , the same method suits for Samai arisi, Kuthiraivali arisi too.. There is lot of variation in curd rice, can play without plan in Curd rice by adding Fruits, Salad vegetables, Adding some snacks like pakoras, Sev, Vadai.. What ever it may, a single lick of pickle for curd rice is not comparable one.. Nowadays in restaurants too they started listing millet recipes in their menu, One among the list i found was millet curd rice..Nowadays i store some containers for Millets, millets are a common one in my pantry like Dhal and masala.. Slowly started to add this in regular diet, Like reducing some rice part and compensate with anyone of the millet.. healthy plus new variety in new name.. Varagu arisi.Kodo millet Looks very tiny in size once they cooked they got good size, to say exactly they look like broken rice.. i don’t feel any Difference with the taste,  Here you go with the simple their sadham…

Varagu Thayir Sadham/Kodo Millet Curd Rice

Recipe Cuisine: Indian  |  Recipe Category: Lunch
Prep Time: 10 mins  |  Cook time: 20 mins    |  Serves: 2


Varagu arisi/Kodo Millet 1 cup
Water 3 cups
Salt as needed
Milk 3/4 cup
Curd 1/2 cup
Carrot 1 nos

To Temper

Oil 1 tsp
Mustard 1/2 tsp
Urad dhal 1/4 tsp
Channa dhal 1/4 tsp
Red chili 2 nos
Curry Leaves 1 spring
Ginger 1/2 tsp grated


1. Take a cup of varagu arisi/Kodo millet, wash and clean take this in a pressure with 3 cups of water and salt…

2. Pressure cook this for two whistles, and wait until pressure release, Add the curd and mix them well..
 3. Heat a kadai with oil, temper mustard, urad dhal, channa dhal, red chille, Ginger and curry leaves.. And the milk the ice and mix well..
 4. Add the tempered items to the sadham.. all done garnish with grated carrots and serve..


  • You can add more cucumber pieces, pomegranate too..
  • Adding ginger gives more flavor and taste..
  • Same preparation suits for all samai, Kuthirai valli too..

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