Sindhi Tahiri Recipe - Sindhi Style Sweet Rice

A Sindhi rice dish, Sindhi Tahiri Recipe, although made sweet is served as main course with traditional Sindhi bhajis or gravies. Serve it with Sindhi Sai Bhaji and Papad for a weekday meal.

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Sindhi Tahiri Recipe - Sindhi Style Sweet Rice
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A traditional recipe, Sindhi Tahiri is influenced by the Awadhi cuisine. This sweet rice preparation is cooked with simple aromatic masalas and topped with dry fruits which gives it a unique flavour. This rice is usually made on special occasions and festivals. 

Sindhi Tahiri can be served as a main course recipe along with authentic Sindhi Sai Bhaji and Papad Raita  for a simple weekday lunch. 

Take a look at some more Sindhi recipes that you can try in your kitchen:

  1. Sindhi Pakwan Recipe
  2. Sindhi Pulao Recipe
  3. Sindhi Style Doda Recipe (Spring Onion Rice Flour Flat Bread Recipe)


Cuisine: Sindhi
Course: Main Course
Diet: Vegetarian
Equipments Used: Pressure Cooker
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

25 M

Total in

55 M


4 Servings


  • 1 cup Rice
  • 1 teaspoon Fennel seeds (Saunf)
  • 4 Whole Black Peppercorns
  • 1 Cardamom (Elaichi) Pods/Seeds
  • 3/4 cup Sugar , adjustable
  • 2 tablespoon Ghee
  • Dry Fruits , to garnish
  • Saffron strands , a few strands soaked in 1 tablespoon milk

How to make Sindhi Tahiri Recipe - Sindhi Style Sweet Rice

  1. To begin making the Sindhi Tahiri recipe, wash and soak rice for 30 minutes in required water.

  2. In a pressure cooker, heat ghee on medium flame, add the fennel seeds, cardamom and black peppercorns.

  3. After 30 seconds, add the soaked and drained rice, 1-1/2 cups of water, soaked saffron with milk and close the pressure cooker.

  4. Pressure cook for 2 whistles and turn off the heat. Allow the pressure to release naturally.

  5. Open the pressure cooker, add the sugar and mix well.

  6. Turn on the gas on low flame, cover and cook till the rice has absorbed all the sugar and moisture. Your Tahiri is ready to be served.

  7. Sindhi Tahiri can be served as a main course recipe along with authentic Sindhi Sai Bhaji and Papad Raita for a simple weekday lunch. 

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