Tairi | How to make Tairi

By Anju Bhagnari  |  12th Mar 2017  |  
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About Tairi Recipe

A Sindhi traditional dish that is often served as Prasad.

Tairi, a deliciously finger licking recipe to treat your family and friends. This recipe of Tairi by Anju Bhagnari will definitely help you in its preparation. The Tairi can be prepared within 15 minutes. The time taken for cooking Tairi is 40 minutes. With such flavoursome ingredients, the dish tastes superb! This recipe is appropriate to serve 6 people. The recipe details out how to make Tairi step by step. The detailed explanation makes Tairi so simple and easy that even beginners can try it out. The recipe for Tairi can be tweaked in a lot of ways to make it more interesting. So, the next time you have a party at home do not forget to check out the recipe of Tairi from BetterButter.


Ingredients to make Tairi

  • 300 gm Long Basmati rice, washed and soaked for 1 hour
  • 150 gm grated jaggery ( Can increase/ decrease as per personal preference )
  • 75 gm sugar
  • 750-800 ml water
  • 15-20 saffron strands
  • 3-4 tablespoon pure ghee
  • salt to taste ( I have put in only 2 pinches )
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds
  • 10-12 Black currants
  • 10-12 almonds
  • 10-12 cashewnuts
  • 10 thin cut pieces of dry coconut ( Dungi )
  • 2 tablespoon milk
  • 2 tablespoon sugar for giving caramelization effect ( Optional )

How to make Tairi

  1. Warm the milk and soak saffron in it.
  2. Cut the almonds and cashews lengthwise into 2 pieces each.
  3. Chop the jaggery .
  4. In a thick bottom pan, Take 2 tablespoon ghee. Heat on low flame.
  5. Add the almonds, cashews, dry coconut and stir fry till golden brown. Remove and keep aside.
  6. Add 1 tablespoon ghee in the same pan. Heat on low flame for 1 minute.
  7. Add the fennel seeds and let splutter for 10 seconds
  8. Add the jaggery, sugar, and water. Let it come to a boil.
  9. In about two minutes, the jaggery, sugar will melt.
  10. Add the salt and rice.
  11. Add the saffron soaked alongwith the milk
  12. Let it boil on full flame till almost cooked.
  13. This will take about 20-25 minutes, depending on the rice type, age etc.
  14. When the rice is almost cooked,add two tablespoon sugar, black currant and cover with a very heavy lid and keep the flame low.
  15. After 5 minutes, shut off the gas.
  16. Let it stand covered for 10 minutes.
  17. Open the lid and Gently toss the grains so as to separate them.
  18. Lastly add the fried almonds, coconut and cashewnuts
  19. Tairi is served with Sai Bhaji and Tuuk as a meal

My Tip:

The sugar added in the last step caramalizes and gives out a crunchy bite.

Reviews for Tairi (3)

Bhavna Keswani2 months ago


Taskeen Farook Memona year ago

Its yum but can u giv me d recipe of tuuk nd sai bhaji

shanti chawla2 years ago

love it

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