Marwari Tahiri

Vegetable tahiri made in authentic Marwari style. This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Marwari Tahiri
Main Ingredients Basmati rice
Cuisine Rajasthani
Course Rice
Prep Time 11-15 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Marwari Tahiri

  • 2 1/2 cups Basmati rice parboiled


  1. Heat 1 tablespoon ghee and 1 tablespoon butter in a handi. Add broken cinnamon, cloves, torn bay leaves, broken dried red chillies and onions.
  2. Sauté till onions are well browned. Add garlic and sauté for 1 minute. Add 1 tablespoon ginger-green chilli paste, mix and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add capsicum, green peas and carrot and sauté for 2 minutes.Add pureed tomatoes, mix and add gatte. Mix and cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add 1 cup masoor dal, mix and cook for 1 minute. Add 1 tablespoon red chilli powder, 1 tablespoon turmeric powder, salt and mix. Add 1½ cups rice and mix well.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon fenugreek powder and mix well. Cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.Heat remaining butter and 2 tablespoons ghee in a non-stick pan.
  6. Add remaining ginger-green chilli paste and sauté for 1 minute.Add remaining dal, remaining red chilli powder, remaining turmeric powder, coriander powder, ½ teaspoon fenugreek powder and chaat masala. Mix well and cook for 2 minutes.
  7. Apply 1 teaspoon ghee on the base of another handi. Spread a layer of 1 cup white rice, ½ a layer of cooked dal mixture and lastly a layer of ½ of the cooked rice.
  8. Spread another portion of white rice, top with a layer of remaining cooked dal mixture and lastly remaining cooked rice layer. Spread remaining white rice on top, cover and cook for 2 minutes.
  9. Switch off heat, open lid and press lightly. Transfer tahiri in a serving dish. Garnish with fried onions, dried fenugreek leaves, chopped coriander leaves and fried cashew nuts. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 3455
Carbohydrates 560.5
Protein 108.8
Fat 86.2