Allahabad Ki Tehri:

Allahabad Ki Tehri

Ingredients of Allahabad Ki Tehri (Vegetable Pulao)
100 Ml Mustard oil
2 sticks Cinnamon2
Bay leaves
4 Brown cardamoms
8 Green cardamoms
8-10 Black peppercorns
8 Cloves
2 Onions chopped
50 gram Garlic chopped
50 gram Ginger chopped
3-4 Green chillies chopped
2 tbsp Cumin seeds (ground)
2 tbsp Coriander seeds (ground)
1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
1/2 tsp Red chili powder
1/2 tsp Asafoetida (dissolved in water (heeng))
5 Potatoes (chopped), boiled
3 Carrots, chopped
100 gram Green beans,
chopped100 gram Cauliflower,chopped
Salt as per your taste
200 gram Curd
2 1/2 cups Basmati rice
6 cups Vegetable stock
50 ml Ghee
1 bunch Fresh coriander
1 Lime

1.In a heavy bottomed pan, heat mustard oil and add in the cinnamon sticks, bay leaves, brown cardamom, green cardamom, peppercorn, cloves, onions, garlic, ginger and green chilly. Stir for 2-3 minutes.

2.Add in the ground cumin and coriander seeds, turmeric powder, red chili powder, asafoetida water and cook the spices out for 5-6 minutes.

3.Into the masala base, add boiled potatoes, chopped carrots, chopped green beans and cauliflower.

4.Add salt as per taste. Cover and let it simmer for 15 minutes till the vegetables are about 75 percent cooked.

5.Add in the curd and stir well to mix.

6.Next, add in the pre-washed basmati rice and stir till the rice is evenly coated with the base.

7.Add in the vegetable stock, cover and let simmer over a slow flame till the rice is cooked.

8.Garnish with a drizzle of ghee, a sprinkle of fresh coriander and some lime juice.

9.Serve hot!

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