Lockdown Cooking: Stressed Out? Try This Quick And Comforting 'Allahabad Ki Tehri'

This one pot meal is no lavish affair; it is rather comforting and satisfying. The best part about tehri is that, it can be enjoyed any time of the day.

Somdatta Saha  |  Updated: April 22, 2020 16:12 IST

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Lockdown Cooking: Stressed Out? Try This Quick And Comforting 'Allahabad Ki Tehri'
Highlights
  • Tehri is a one pot meal made using rice, vegetables, yogurt and spices
  • The best part about tehri is, it can be enjoyed any time of the day
  • This one pot meal is no lavish affair; it is rather comforting

Every person, who has some idea about Uttar Pradesh and its food culture, can relate to the comfort of a plateful of traditional tehri. Tehri is a one pot meal made using rice, vegetables, yogurt and some spices and is said to hold an important spot in the Awadhi cuisine. While many people confuse tehri with veg pulav or veg biryani, experts deny agreeing with the same. As per food experts, all these rice-based dishes have their own cooking styles, which make them unique. According to food critic Anoothi Vishal, Tehri can be viewed as a product of the need to cater the vegetarian population of India, especially northern India.

This one pot meal is no lavish affair; it is rather comforting and satisfying. The best part about tehri is that, it can be enjoyed any time of the day - breakfast, lunch, brunch or dinner. Hence, during this lockdown situation when people are juggling between 'work from home' and house-hold chores, we bring you a fool-proof recipe of the very famous 'Allahabad Ki Tehri' that can be a hassle-free meal in your work-day.

Also Read: North India's Love Affair With Tehri: What Makes This Vegetarian Pulao Such a Hit?

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Although tehri is quick and easy to prepare, one must keep in mind that whole spices like clove, cardamom, cinnamon, black peppercorn and others play an important role in the whole cooking process. It is also recommended that one must toast the uncooked rice in ghee to get the smokey flavour from the dish.

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