Vegetable Tehri Biryani Rice

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About Vegetable Tehri Biryani Rice

Tehri /Tahiri is a yellow rice dish in Awadhi cuisines.It is normally made on lazy Sundays.A one pot dish,which is very easy and quick to cook.Its the most comfort,soulful and humble food ,that everyone can enjoy,specially in winters as well as in summers also. This vegetable tehri dish is yellow in color because of turmeric,and you can add any kind of vegetable as per your choice. This vegetable tehri is normally found in U.P(Uttar Pradesh)and its popular to be named as tehri not as pulav. You can enjoy this vegetable tehri with pickle,lemon or chutney. Its a beautiful comfort dish to opt ,when you are not in a mood to cook,because its yummy and hassle free to make. The aroma of spices added in this tehri makes the rice more flavorful. So here goes the recipe of Vegetable tehri biryani rice-
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time1 hour 20 minutes
Cook Time11 hours
Total Time12 hours 20 minutes
Servings - 2


  • 1 cup Water or rice and rice soaked in for at least hour
  • 1 Onion thin sliced
  • 3 to 4 to Tomato roughly chopped
  • 1/2 cup Green Peas
  • 2 Carrot finely chopped
  • 2 to 3 Green Chillies chopped
  • 1 tsp Cumin Seed
  • 3 to 4 cloves Cloves
  • 1 to 2 leaves Bay Leaves bay
  • 1 tsp Turmeric Powder
  • 2 to 3 Red Chillies dry
  • 2 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 2 tsp Dry Mango Powder dry
  • 2 tsp Red Chili Powder
  • 1-2 tsp Salt or as per taste
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 inch Grated Ginger
  • 4 to 5 cloves Garlic finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Fresh Lime Juice fresh juice
  • 3 tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 cup Coriander or garnishing fresh chopped for garnishing
  • to Maggi Masala optional be sprinkled on the top


  • Firstly take a wok add oil and heat it up. Add cumin seeds,bay leaves,ginger,garlic,cloves and dry red chilies. Saute it for few minutes.
    Vegetable Tehri Biryani Rice - Plattershare - Recipes, food stories and food lovers
  • Now add onions and fry them till they turn translucent in color. Now add the tomatoes,peas,green chilies and carrots .
  • Add sugar and all the dry spices.(turmeric powder,coriander powder,salt,dry mango powder and red chili powder) Stir the veggies properly,till they turn soft and starts leaving oil.
  • After this take your soaked rice and add water around 2 cups and stir it nicely and cover it with a lid on a medium flame. After 15 minutes check the rice,if its done or under cooked.
  • If it is under - cooked then keep it for more time. Lastly add lime juice and mix the tehri and switch off the flame.
  • Serve the tehri by garnishing it with green coriander leaves and sprinkle maggi masala if you wish to add. Your Vegetable Tehri biryani rice is ready to eat with curd or pickle.
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