Thayir Sadam

Thayir Sadam

A.k.a. Thayirinjaam . There are many recipes on the web, but all of them pretty much repeat the same thing without much insight. An exception is Catherine Walsh's Blog , which has a nice description of the chemistry involved in making good TS.
Ingredients
Rice (Long Grained, e.g., Basmati) 2 cups
Milk ¼ cup
Yogurt ½ cup
Salt ½ tsp.
Ginger 1 inch.
Canola Oil or Ghee 1 tbsp.
Mustard Seeds 1 tsp.
Asafoetida Powder ¼ tsp.
Curry Leaves handful

Preparation