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Tahiri has a fine taste. Tahiri gets its taste from rice mixed with garam masala and flavored by spices. Tahiri is loved by many food lovers.
  Ghee/Butter 50 Gram
  Onion 1 Small, chopped
For garam masala
  Green cardamoms 6 Small
  Cardamoms 3 Large
  Cloves 6
  Bay leaf 1
  Cinnamon stick 1 Centimeter
  Black cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Peas 50 Gram
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Basmati rice 12 Ounce, drained, rinsed (1 Tea Cup)
  Water 24 Ounce (4 Teacups)

Melt the ghee or butter in a large pan, add the onion and fry until golden brown.
Lower the heat and add the cardamoms, cloves, bay leaf, cinnamon and cumin seeds.
Fry for 30 seconds and add the peas.
Fry for 1 minute, then add the rice.
Sprinkle with salt and stir gently a few times.
Add the water, bring to the boil and stir briefly.
Cover and cook over a very low heat without stirring for 10-15 minutes until the water is fully absorbed.
If the rice is not fully cooked by the time the water is absorbed, add about 1 tablespoon warm water and continue cooking.
Transfer to a serving dish and lightly separate the grains of rice with a fork.

Recipe Summary

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Main Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1804 Calories from Fat 459

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g81.7%

Saturated Fat 31.4 g157.2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 134 mg44.7%

Sodium 2944.4 mg122.7%

Total Carbohydrates 298 g99.3%

Dietary Fiber 13.5 g53.9%

Sugars 8.5 g

Protein 30 g60%

Vitamin A 8.9% Vitamin C 53.2%

Calcium 16.9% Iron 27.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Tahiri Recipe