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Mixed Veg Tehri Recipe

Jul 06, 2018







Tehri is a dish you can’t go wrong with and Chef Varun Inamdar's easy to follow Vegetable Tehri recipe lets you make the perfect one-pot meal in your own kitchen. Stuffed with healthy vegetables like carrots, peas, and potatoes topped with aromatic basmati rice infused with cinnamon and saffron our Vegetable Tehri is surely the definitive edition of an iconic dish.


    For the rice:
    2 cups basmati rice
    4 cups water
    1 tsp salt
    1 tsp ginger garlic paste
    For the masala:
    600 gms carrots, beans peas, cauliflower, potato
    50 gms whole moong sprouted
    50 gms whole masoor sprouted
    3 tbsp ghee
    1/2 cup fried onion
    1-inch cinnamon stick
    1 bay leaf
    2 nos tomato sliced
    1 tsp salt
    1/2 tsp turmeric
    1 tsp chili powder
    1 cup yogurt
    1 tbsp ginger-garlic paste
    1/2 cup water
    For the topping
    1 heavy pinch saffron
    2 tbsp warm milk
    Mint leaves
    Pomegranate seeds


In a heavy bottomed pan, Add in the pre-washed and soaked basmati rice.
Add in the cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, ghee, salt, and turmeric powder. Simmer over a slow flame until the rice is 75 percent cooked.
Drain the cooked rice in a bowl and keep it aside
Next, heat ghee in a pan. Add bay leaves, sprouted masoor & moong dal. Stir fry it for few minutes.
Into the masala base, add potatoes, chopped carrots, chopped green beans, and cauliflower.
Add in the powdered spices, ginger garlic paste, sliced tomatoes, curd and fried onions to taste. Stir well to mix.
Add rice stock into the masala mixture. Cover and let it simmer for 15 minutes till the vegetables are about 75 percent cooked.
Transfer the pre-cooked basmati rice and stir till the rice is evenly coated with the masala base.
Cover and let it simmer for few minutes on low flame until rice is cooked completely
Garnish with a drizzle of ghee, saffron, a sprinkle of fresh coriander and some lime juice.
Serve Hot!

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Chef Varun Inamdar is a famous Mumbai-based chef and chocolatier. He is the author of 'Celebrate Life, Food and Wine' and has featured on numerous food shows. He was a Mentor-Guest chef on Master Chef India. Chef Varun is the Brand Ambassador of Ecuadorian cocoa in India.

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