Aloo Tehri

Aloo Tehri

Prep: 15 minutes

Cook: 30 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Rice

Key Ingredients:

When you are feeling lazy to cook and want a one meal dish, just cook this tehri and enjoy


  • Basmati rice, soaked for 30 minutes 1½ cups
  • Large potatoes, diced 2
  • Sunflower oil 2½ tbsps
  • Thin strips of ginger ¾ tbsp
  • Garlic, minced 4 tsp
  • Green chillies, slit 5 to 6 + to garnish
  • Medium onions, sliced 2
  • Salt to taste
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Large tomato, sliced 1
  • Fresh mint leaves 25 to 30 + to garnish
  • Green chillies to garnish
  • Tomato roundels to garnish
  • Fresh coriander leaves to garnish


  • Heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add garlic and ginger and saute till fragrant. Add green chilies and saute for 1 minute more.
  • Add onions and toss well. Add some salt and turmeric powder and saute till onions become translucent.
  • Add potatoes and mix well. Drain and add the rice and mix well. Saute for 2-3 minutes
  • Add tomato and mix well. Add 3 cups of hot water and mix well. Add mint leaves and mix. Cover and cook till the rice is done.
  • Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with mint leaves, green chillies, tomato slices and coriander leaves and serve hot.