Add half a cup of rice to a pressure cooker or a bowl.
Wash the rice thoroughly.
Soak the rice for 15-20 minutes, adding ½ tsp salt and 1.5 cups water.
Cook the rice in a pressure cooker for 1-2 whistles or in a pan till rice cooks completely.
Add 1 cup fresh curd to the rice and mix. You can add more for appropriate consistency.
In another pan, heat ½ tbsp oil, add 1 tsp mustard seeds, 1 tsp cumin seeds, and 1 tsp chana dal, 1 tsp urad dal, 4-5 curry leaves. Let all of these splutter.
Once the curry leaves turn crisp add a pinch of Asafetida (hing). Turn off the stove.
Add the mixed curd and rice, with a dash of salt.
Topped with fresh pomegranate seeds, gut health booster curd rice is ready.