Apr 20, 2011

Aloo Gobi Ki Tehari (UP Style Vegetable Pulao)

Aloo Gobi Ki Tehari (Vegetable Pilaf - U.P. Style)

Recipe credit - Hawkins pressure cooker cookbook

Serves: 4
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Pressure Cooking Time: 3 minutes


Ghee / oil - 2 teaspoon

Bay leaves - 2

Cinnamon - 1 stick

Cloves - 4

Potatoes peeled and cut into quarters - 2

Cauliflower cut into chunky florettes- 10

Basmati rice - 1 1/2 cups

Dry ginger powder - 1/2 teaspoon

Asafoetida (hing) - 2 pinches

Red chilli powder - 3/4 teaspoon

Turmeric powder - 1/4 teaspoon

Salt - 1/2 teaspoon

Water - 2 cups

Garam masala powder - 1/2 teaspoon


Heat oil in cooker for about 3 minutes. Add bay leaves, cinnamon and cloves. Stir for a few seconds. Add potatoes and cauliflower. Stir fry for about 2 minutes. Add all other ingredients except water and garam masala powder. Stir fry for about 3 minutes. Add water. Stir.

Close cooker. Bring to full pressure on high heat. Reduce heat and cook for 3 minutes.

Remove cooker from heat. Allow to cool naturally for 10 minutes.

Open cooker. Place tehari on serving dish. Sprinkle garam masala powder. Serve hot with curd / pickle / any gravy dishes of your choice.


Tina said...

yummy pulao.

Vimitha Durai said...

my favorite veggie in a pulao looks yum

tony said...

Awesome.. Today is off becoz of Noida elections and I will be eating at home alone, as my wife doesn't have a off day... Looks like a perfect day for trying this out... I will add some onions though...