Saturday, May 15, 2010


Tahari is a Rice delicacy cooked with lamb and vegetables.This recipe is a traditional one where the meat is cooked along with the rice.Hope everyone enjoys this recipe. INGREDIENTS: For the handi:
  1. Gosht 3/4th kilo
  2. Potatoes 2 medium sized
  3. Tomatoes 6 medium sized
  4. Beans 10 (cut into 1inch pieces)
  5. Curd(dahi) 400grms
  6. Green chillies 15
  7. Garam masala powder 1tspn
  8. Ginger-garlic paste 3Tbspns
  9. Onions 3 Medium sized
  10. Red chilli powder 3Tspns
  11. Turmeric powder 1/2Tspn
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Coriander leaves 1bunch
  14. Mint leaves 1/2 bunch
  15. Lime juice 1
  16. Rice 6cups(soaked in water for 2-3 hours)
  17. Cooking oil 4Tbspns
  18. Whole garam masala(3-4 loung,2 dalchinis 1inch sized,3-4 elaichis,1tspn shazeera)
  1. Heat oil in a cooker,fry the cut potatoes(cut into big) to light brown in colour along with beans.take them out and leave aside.
  2. In the same oil add the sliced onions along with green chilles.
  3. When the onions turn golden brown in colour add the ginger-garlic paste and fry for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Add the tomatoes along with red chilli powder,turmeric powder,salt and garam masala powder and fry till the tomatoes are well mashed up.
  5. Add the curd,gosht ,coriander leaves and mint leaves.
  6. Do not add any water.Pressure cook for 10minutes.Transfer this to a wide big vessel.Add the fried potaoes and beans.
  7. Add 7cups of water and salt to taste(add about 8-9tspns of salt).
  8. Also add whole garam masala Loung,patta,elaichi and shazeera.
  9. Bring the water to boil and add the soaked rice.
  10. Cook uncovered till almost all the water vanishes,keep stirring every 5-10mins.
  11. Now cover the lid and cook till the rice gets cooked.
Serve with boiled eggs,raita and bagare baigan or mirchion ka salan.