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Tahari - How to Make Tahri Recipe

Tahri recipe inspired from traditional Maharashtrian Masale bhaat. One pot Spicy, wholesome, fragrant and one best fluffy rice recipes. Veg Tahri recipe from Uttar Pradesh 
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: rice, rice recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 306kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 250 grams eggplant baingan
  • 200 gram bottle gourd lauki
  • 75 grams green peas hare matar
  • 200 gram rice
  • 2-3 tablespoon oil
  • asafoetida hing
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1.5 teaspoon goda masala maharashtrian spice mix or ½ teaspoon pav bhaji masala
  • 2 tablespoons green chillies and ginger  coarsely crushed
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro chopped
  • 2 onions chopped
  • 2 cups of water


  • Heat oil in a pan on low flame and add hing, haldi, garam masala and red chilli powder, Stir well and let it cook for a minute.
  • Now add the crushed chilli and ginger. Keep stirring as the heat might burn the masalas.
  • Put in the green coriander leaves. Mix them well.
  • Add chopped onions and saute them.
  • Add the  diced eggplant/baingan, gaourd/lauki and green peas, coati them in the spices.
  • Let this cook for 2-3 minutes and add soaked rice. Cook it for 2-3 minutes. This step will ensure shiny rice grains after cooking and each grain of rice comes out fluffy and separate from each other.
  • Now pour in the water in the pan. Water must be twice the amount of rice.
  • Add salt to taste.
  • Cover and cook with closed lid for 10 minutes.
  • After 10 minutes switch off the heat. Wait for 7-8 minutes and then open the lid.
  • Tahri is ready. Finish with some fried cashews and chopped coriander leaves.
  • Serve it hot with some raita or plain yogurt.


Calories: 306kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 8mg | Potassium: 370mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 171IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg