Tawa Pulao Recipe (Tawa Pulav)
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Indian, Street Food
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Serves: 2
Tawa Pulav (Tawa Pulao): A spicy Indian road side rice dish recipe with pav bhaji masala and vegetables. A perfect Indian street food recipe of tawa pulao.
  • Basmati Rice: 1 cup, boiled
  • Butter: 1 tbsp
  • Onion: 1/2 cup, sliced
  • Ginger: 1 tsp, grated
  • Garlic: 1 tsp, grated
  • Capsicum: 1/3 cup, finely chopped
  • Tomato: 1/2 cup, chopped
  • Coriander leaves (cilantro): 1/2 cup
  • Green peas: 1/3 cup, boiled
  • Potato: 1/3 cup, boiled & mashed
  • Carrot: 1/3 cup, boiled
  • Green chili: 1 tsp, chopped
  • Pav bhaji masala: 1 1/2 tbsp
  • Salt: to taste
  1. Rinse the rice and boil them till they are semi cooked. Drain the excess water and let rice gets cool down.
  2. Alternately you can use left over rice for this tawa pulao recipe.
  3. Peel off the onion and cut in slices. Also chop tomatoes, capsicum, carrot.
  4. Boil the potato. Remove skin and coarsely mash or chop the potatoes.
  5. Par boil or microwave carrot and green peas in water till they are semi-cooked (around 75% cooked).
  6. In a tawa or flat bottom non-stick pan add a tbsp of butter and let it melts.
  7. Add onion slices and cook till they become translucent.
  8. Now add grated ginger and garlic and saute for a minute till the raw flavor goes away.
  9. Throw in the chopped capsicum (bell pepper) and cook for a minute.
  10. Then add chopped tomatoes and some of chopped coriander leaves (cilantro) and cook till tomatoes become soft.
  11. Add pav bhaji masala and salt to taste. Mix the gravy well and cook for some time.
  12. Throw in all the par boil vegetables in tawa pulao gravy: boiled potato, green peas and carrot. Cook for 1 minute.
  13. Also add chopped green chilies. Saute for 1 minute.
  14. Add very little water (around 2 tbsp) in tawa pulao gravy. Cook for another 1/2 minute.
  15. Now just mix the boil rice and some chopped green coriander leaves (cilantro) with the tawa pulav gravy. Use two spoons to mix the rice with vegetable gravy.
  16. Let the tawa pulav get cooked for 2 to 3 minutes.
  17. Tawa pulav is ready. Drizzle some lemon juice and serve it hot with curd, raita, vegetable raita or salad.
Recipe by WeRecipes at https://werecipes.com/tawa-pulao-recipe-tawa-pulav/