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Vegetable Tahiri - One Pot Meal

This recipe is something I cook usually when I have to finish all my veggies in the refrigerator or when I am in no mood for an elaborate cook. This dish is mild in flavour and hence perfect for kids. This recipe fits the bill and is perfect for those moody days. So let's see how a quick and tasty vegetable tahiri is made.


See Notes **

  • Washed and soaked basmati rice - 2 cups 
  • Oil  2 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 
  • Chopped Garlic - 4-5 pods (optional)
  • Chopped onions -2
  • Ginger Garlic paste - 1Tbsp
  • Veggies of your choice -handful each **
  • Tomatoes chopped 2 medium size
  • Turmeric powder- 1/2 tsp
  • Kashmiri Chilli powder- 2 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 2 tsp
  • Cumin powder 1/2 tsp
  • Asafoetida (Hing)- a pinch
  • Thick Curd - 2 Tbsp
  • Salt as per taste 
  • Water -4 cups (double the rice)
  • Chopped coriander - for garnish 
  1.  Take a pan, add in oil, splutter some cumin seeds add in chopped garlic - you can skip garlic if you would like to. 
  2. Add in sliced onions and saute it well along with a tbsp of ginger garlic paste. 
  3. Once the onions are sautéed well add in veggies of your choice. I have added cauliflower, peas, potatoes, tomatoes and carrots and Give it a nice mix. 
  4. Later, on a low flame, add in all the masalas mentioned above & give it good mix. 
  5. Once the masalas are aromatic, add in 2 tbsp of thick curd along with salt as per taste & stir 
  6. To this add in the soaked rice and saute it for 5 mins. 
  7. Then add in water, let it come to a boil and then cook on low flame. 
  8. Garnish with some chopped coriander and that’s it, relish this with some raita, pappad and achar of your choice. 
  • You can use any veggies of your choice. I have used potatoes, carrots, peas, cauliflower. 
  • Make sure the curd you use is thick and not very sour
  • You can add green chillies to add more spice
  • Use frozen cut veggies for avoiding cutting veggies and saving time 


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