Model, television host, activist and author Padma Lakshmi is truly a multi-talented icon! The Indian-American celebrity is a great inspiration for foodies in India as she has managed to bring her passion for food into her career. Whether hosting a reality TV show, writing a recipe book, or sharing foodie content on her social media, Padma Lakshmi truly loves food as much as we do. If you followed her on Instagram, you would be aware of her strong fondness for desi food. Despite living abroad for years, the celebrity still prefers a healthy Indian meal and we have the proof! Check out what she shared with her 1.3 million followers:
Padma Lakshmi jumped on another viral trend on Instagram to express her love for food, sharing visual snippets of her meals with the audio – “so I’m addicted to this, not in the literal medical sense, but I don’t think I can live without it”. We catch a glimpse of some of the most beloved Indian dishes in the video, including pulao, rajma chawal, and curd rice. With her quirky video she shows how much she loves rice and can’t live without it! She accompanied her story with the caption, “If I don’t have yogurt rice at least once a week, I just don’t feel good. What’s your favorite way to eat rice?”
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Padma Lakshmi is quite a fan of curd rice. She loves food and makes this South Indian delicacy. For those who don’t know what this dish is, it’s simple comfort food made from leftover rice and yogurt. All you need to do is mix the rice and curd and add a flavorful tadka to it. Cottage cheese is also known as Thayir Sadam in Tamil.
If you want to taste Padma Lakshmi’s beloved curd rice, we’ve got a detailed recipe for you:
Click here for the recipe for cottage cheese rice.
What is your favorite rice dish? Tell us in the comments below!