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Daddojanam is a seasoned curd rice.
Course Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine Andhra Cuisine, Telangana Cuisine, Telugu Cuisine
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Servings 1
Author Usha Rao


  • Rice cooker
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Frying Pan
  • Cutting board & knife


  • ½ cup uncooked Rice (used rice cooker measuring cup)
  • 1 ½ cups Yogurt Add another ½ cup if needed. I used ½ homemade and ½ store bought yogurt.
  • ½ teaspoon Salt adjust to taste
  • 2 tablespoon Oil use butter/ghee or ½ oil and ½ butter/ghee
  • 5-8 Curry Leaves
  • 1 Dry Red Chili
  • ¼ teaspoon Mustard Seeds
  • 1 tablespoon Chana Dal soaked in water hot water for ½ hour
  • ¾ - 1 teaspoon Chopped Ginger
  • 1 - 2 small Green Chilies chopped or approx. ¾ – 1 teaspoon chopped chilies


  • Cook rice with 1 cup of water and let the rice cool.
  • Mix rice with yogurt and salt.
  • Heat oil for tempering.
  • When oil is hot, add curry leaves, mustard seeds and dry chili.
  • When the seeds splutter, add ginger, green chilies and fry for few seconds.
  • Add chana dal and roast the chana dal until it changes color and is slightly crisp.
  • Turn off the flame and pour it on rice.
  • Mix and refrigerate yogurt rice until ready to serve.


  • As the rice sits, it absorbs yogurt. You may need to add more yogurt if rice becomes dry.
  • Serving - It is 1 serving but it is not a filling meal if this is the the only food served.
  • Measuring cup - used rice cooker measuring cup to measure rice and for rest of the measurements, it is a regular US measuring cup.