Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Tehri.... a Rice Dish

I often make this dish when i go out for movies. especially night shows... I had gone to see Tees Maar Khan, night show... we came bk at 11.30 so i quickly made this rice... its my favorite. Curd and Tehri makes a deadly combination... Just try dis one out...

1 cup rice (Basmati)
2 medium sized onion (chopped)
1 medium sized tomato (chopped)
1/2 cup peas
1/2 carrot (cut in long pieces)
5-6 florets of cauliflower
1 medium sized potato
2 green chillies
1 tsp ginger paste
1 pinch of asafoetida
1 tbsp turmeric powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp jeera powder
1 tsp red chilly powder
2 khadi lal mirch
1 tbsp jeera
Coriander leaves to garnish
3 tbsp Butter


  • Soak the rice in water for 1 hour.
  • Now take a cooker, heat the butter.
  • Now add in the asafoetida, jeera and the khadi lal mirch
  • After it stops to clutter, add in the onions, saute them till they turn pink.
  • Add in the ginger paste and the green chillies.
  • Now add in the tomatoes. saute them for a while.
  • Add in the turmeric powder, jeera powder, salt, red chilly powder. mix them all well.
  • Now add in all the vegetables (peas, cauliflower, carrot, potato) mix them
  • Now add in 3-4 cups of water.
  • Put in the rice and some butter.
  • Close the lid of the cooker.
  • Cook on high heat. 
  • Lower the heat when one whistle comes.
  • Switch it off after 2 minutes.
  • Tehri is ready to serve.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves.
Tastes best with Boondi Raita

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