Showing posts with label Pakistani Dish. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pakistani Dish. Show all posts

Friday, 25 February 2011

Aloo Taheri

Aloo Tahri or Tehri is  a Pakistani dish,I got this from one  of the cookery shows..Tehri  means rice cooked with veggies especially potatoes...The aroma of this dish is unbelievable!!!...You can add other veggies  also.Potato lovers must try this recipe,you will love it for sure....
 Ingredients:
2- onions
3-4-medium potatoes,cut into bite size pieces
3-4 tomatoes,finely chopped
2cups-basmati rice
1/2cup-yoghurt/curd, well beaten
salt to taste
2tbsp-oil
1tsp-ghee
2-3-green chillies,slited
1tsp-chillipowder
2tsp-gingergarlicpaste
1/4tsp-turmeric
1/2tsp- garam masala
1/2tsp-cumin seeds
Juice of 1 lemon
1/2cup-mint leaves,finely chopped
1/2cup-fresh coriander,finely chopped

Whole garam masala:
Cinnamon-2 sticks
Cloves-10
Black peppercorns-10

Cardamom-6-7
Black cardamom-2
Mace-1

Method:
1.Chop one onion finely and slice and fry one onion until blackish brown.Wash and soak the rice for 20minutes.
2.Heat oil in a heavy pan,add whole garam masala,cumin seeds,when they begin to splutter add chopped onions and fry until golden brown,then add tomatoes,ginger garlic paste and salt,cook until it leaves oil.
3.Add yoghurt,Chillipowder,garam masala,turmeric, potatoes and sufficient water,cook with lid closed until potatoes are nearly cooked.
4.When the water begin to boil and potatoes are nearly cooked add rice,cook until well cooked and all the water evaporates.
5. Now spread fried onions,green chillies,mint leaves,coriander,sprinkle ghee and lemon juice on top of the rice,close the lid tightly and leave for dum on a low flame for 10-15minutes.
6.Serve hot with any raitha.