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Tahari Recipe (Tehri /Tehari) - Aloo Ki Tahari Pakistani

Aloo Tahari recipe Pakistani is one of the best yellow rice recipe that people serve at lunch or dinner. Spicy aloo curry cooked with rice makes a best flavor. Watch video recipe in Urdu/Hindi.
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Course: Main Course, Rice
Cuisine: Indian, Pakistani
Keyword: aloo ki tahari, chicken tahari recipe, tehari recipe, tehri recipe
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 50 minutes
Servings: 3 Persons
Calories: 199kcal
Author: Hinz


  • Oil – 1 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • Cumin seeds – 1 Tsp
  • Onion – 1 Sliced
  • Green chilies: 2-3
  • Red Chili Powder – 1 Tsp
  • Turmeric – 1 Tsp
  • Tomatoes – 1 Chopped
  • Potatoes – 1 diced cutting
  • Water – 2 Cups
  • Rice – 2 Cups


  • Add 1 Tbsp oil in a pan
  • Now add Cumin seeds and start frying it
  • Add sliced onion and chopped green chilies
  • As onion changes the color to light pink add spices
  • Add red chili powder, turmeric powder and salt to taste
  • As the masala cooked and oil comes over the surface then add tomatoes
  • Make a blended gravy by using little water
  • Add Potatoes and stir for about 2 mins
  • Add 2.5 Cup water in the pan and as it started boiling cover it for about 15 mins.
  • After 15 mins, check potatoes and add rice.
  • Cover the pan and cook it for about 15 mins.


  • Turmeric is the main ingredient to create significant yellow color in Tahari. Don't use yellow food color or any substitute. 
  • Use basmati or jasmine rice to get the best result.
  • Monitor the quantity of water while cooking rice.
  • Don't cook the rice for too long.
  • Use starchy potatoes to get the perfect flavor of potatoes in tahari.


Serving: 100g | Calories: 199kcal