Matar ki Tahiri

Matar ki Tahiri veg

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Prep: 30 minutes

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Cook: 25 minutes

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Method: Easy

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Course: Rice

Key Ingredients:

A popular rice preparation from Uttar Pradesh

Ingredients

  • Rice, soaked for 15 minutes 1½ cups
  • Green peas, boiled 1 cup
  • Refined oil 2 tbsps
  • Bay leaves 2
  • Cloves 5 to 6
  • Cinnamon 1 inch
  • Black cardamoms 2 to 3
  • Green chillies, slit 2
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Medium onion, sliced 1
  • Cauliflower florets, chopped 8 to 10
  • Medium carrot, peeled and diced 1
  • French beans, chopped 5 to 6
  • Ginger-garlic paste 2 tsps
  • Salt to taste
  • Red chilli powder 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped 1 tbsp

Methods

  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon and black cardamoms and saute till fragrant.
  • Add green chillies and cumin seeds, mix and saute for 1 minute.
  • Add onion, cauliflower, carrot and French beans and mix. Add ginger-garlic paste and green peas and mix well.
  • Add salt and red chilli powder, mix and saute for 1 minute.
  • Drain rice and add and mix well. Add 3 cups hot water, mix, cover and cook till rice is almost done.
  • Add turmeric powder and mix taking care that the rice grains do not break. Cover and cook till rice is fully done.
  • Transfer into a serving dish, garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.