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Saffron Rice Kashmiri Style, Tehri Recipe

How to make Saffron Rice or Tehri Recipe; Kashmiri Saffron Rice Recipe (Step by Step)

Sumit Malhotra
Saffron Rice or Tehri Recipe; Kashmiri Saffron Rice Recipe – This easy Saffron Rice or Kashmiri Tehri, is prepared with aromatic basmati rice simmered in a floral and fragrant saffron-infused broth.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Kashmiri
Servings 3 people
Calories 154 kcal


  • 1 Cup Basmati Rice Good quality
  • 1.5 Tablespoon Ghee
  • 1 Tablespoon Jeera Cumin seeds
  • 1 inch Dal Chini Cinnamon Stick
  • 2 Piece Laung Cloves
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Haldi Turmeric
  • 2 Pinch Kesar Saffron
  • 2 Tablespoon Milk To soak saffron
  • 2 Cups Water
  • 0.25 Teaspoon Salt


  • Soak saffron in warm milk till its mixed well.
  • Take one cup of good quality basmati rice and soak for an hour.
  • Heat ghee in a pan and season it with jeera, dal chini, and laung.
  • Add rice with two cups of water.
  • Add saffron and turmeric dissolved in milk
  • Bring to a boil and simmer till done.
  • Serve hot with the rest of the Kashmiri dishes.


  • Use the best quality possible of basmati rice.
Keyword Kashmiri Saffron Rice, Saffron Pulao, Saffron Rice, Tehri