Allahabad ki Tehri or Allahabad Rice

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Allahabad ki Tehri

This is a rice variety which suits for breakfast, lunch, tiffin box brunch. It’s a one pot rice meal. The recipe source is from a television show. This is our family favorite rice dish. Its aromatic rice served usually with ghee on top. It’s easy peasy recipe for beginners.

Here goes the recipe

Course: Rice

Cuisine: North Indian

Preparation time: 1 hour

Cooking time: 30 mins

Serves: 4 nos


Basamati rice -2 cups

Veggies – baby potatoes (half boiled pierced using fork), beans, carrot, peas.

Dry fruits chopped (cashew, raisins, almonds) -1 cup

Curd -3/4 cup

Onion finely chopped -1/2 cup

Ginger garlic finely chopped -1 tbsp

Turmeric powder -1 tsp

Red chilli powder- 2 tsp

Jeera powder -1 tsp

Coriander powder- 1 tsp

Garam Masala – 2 tsp

Amchur powder -1 tsp

Salt to taste

Mustard seeds -1 tsp

Oil as required

Ghee -2 tsp


  1. Soak rice for 1 hour. Take oil and ghee in cooker pan, add musdard seeds, saute well.
  2. Add onion, ginger, garlic, saute well. Now add dry fruits, saute well, all Masala powder, fry on low flame.
  3. Now add curd, fry for 2-3 mins on low flame. Add veggies, soaked rice, salt fry well.
  4. Add required quantity of water, close the lid and pressure cook until done. Serve hot.

My Notes:

This one pot rice can be prepared using whole spices. I have used garam masala here. Generous use of ghee gives a nice flavor to the rice.

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