Tehri is well known rice dish in North India.Its kind of vegetable pulao traditionally cooked with Aloo,Gobhi(Cauliflower) and peas and served with coriander chutney, Curd and Papad.But you can add any veggie of your choice.
2 cups Basmati rice(Soaked in water for an hour)
1 large potato peeled cut into big chunks ( around 8 pieces)
1 cup cauliflower cut into chunky florets
½ cup green peas
2 bay leaves
2 Black cardamon
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1 tsp sugar(will make the peas lil sweet)
1 tsp red chili powder
1/2 tsp turmeric powder
1 tbsp garam masala
Salt to taste
4 cups water
3 tbsp cooking oil
Heat oil in a wide pan. Add cardamon, bay leaves, cumin seeds and cloves. Stir for few seconds. Add all the dry masala except garam masala. Now add potatoes and stir fry for 3-4 minutes. Add in cauliflower and peas, stir fry for another 3-4 minutes. Add water. and cover the pan on medium heat until potato get cooked once potato are done add the rice and stir once with very light hand.Cover the pan and let it cooked till rice is done and water is evaporated.for this make sure you use 1:2 ratio for rice:water.
Remove pan from heat. Allow to cool.
Serve rice hot in a plate,pour 1 tsp ghee over it and sprinkle the garam masala and serve with Green Chutney,Papad and Curd.