Beat The Heat With Chia-Curd Rice

Stay cool and refreshed with a delicious curd chia pudding—a hydrating blend of chia seeds, curd, and cooling veggies.

By URLife Team
08 May 2024

Scorching heat often leaves us not willing to eat something heavy and reduces our appetite. Beat the heat with our light, refreshing, and summer-appropriate dish: chia-curd rice. Chia seeds are hydrophilic, meaning they can absorb water and help retain moisture. Soaking chia seeds in water before consumption allows them to swell and form a gel-like consistency, which can aid in hydration. They are one of the richest plant-based sources of omega-3 fatty acids, which are beneficial for heart health.


Not only this, but other key ingredients such as yoghurt, cucumber, and carrot are known for their cooling properties. Additionally, yoghurt is rich in probiotics, beneficial bacteria that promote a healthy gut microbiome. This dish leaves you feeling entirely satisfied without weighing you down.


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Chia-Curd Rice - Full Recipe

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Easy Steps


In a bowl, soak chia seeds in 3/4th cup of water and let them swell up for about 10-15 minutes.


In another bowl, mix curd, grated carrot, grated cucumber, grated ginger, chopped chilli, honey, and salt.


Once the chia seeds have swollen and formed a gel-like consistency, add them to the curd mixture and mix well.


In a small pan, heat ghee. Add red chilli powder, curry leaves, peanuts, and a pinch of hing. Fry until peanuts are golden brown.

Ingredients List
  • 2 tbsp chia seeds (soaked in 3/4th cup of water)
  • 3 tbsp yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp grated carrot
  • 2 tbsp grated cucumber (grated and drained)
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • 1 tsp chopped chilli
  • 1 tsp honey
  • Salt to taste


    For Ghee Tadka

  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 1/3 tsp red chilli powder
  • Curry leaves to taste
  • 10 peanuts
  • Pinch of hing

Pour the ghee tadka over the prepared curd rice chia pudding.


Serve chilled and enjoy the refreshing goodness!

Nutritive Value
  • Carbohydrates: 25g
  • Protein: 10g
  • Fat: 30g
  • Fibre: 10g



This chia curd rice is a delightful summer indulgence that will leave you feeling rejuvenated and satisfied.


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Packed with hydrating chia seeds, cooling yoghurt, and vibrant vegetables, it's a delicious way to stay cool and satisfied during hot summer days. Enjoy the goodness of this light and wholesome dish as you embrace the warmth of the season.

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