Tawa Pulao


Ingredients (for 2-3 servings)

  • 1 cup Basmati rice        

  • ½ cup boiled green peas

  • ½ cup carrot (chopped and boiled)

  • ½ cup capsicum (finely chopped)

  • ½ cup paneer cubes (optional)     

  • 1 tsp Ginger garlic paste        

  • 1 medium size (sliced)     1     

  • 1 medium size Tomato   (chopped)      

  • ½ tsp Red chilly powder          

  • ¾ tsp Pav bhaji masala            

  • ¼ tsp Turmeric powder          

  • Salt as per taste        

  • ¼ tsp Cumin powder         

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil             

  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves  for garnishing  



Method (How to make tawa pulao at home)

  • Wash and soak the rice for 20 minutes.

  • Add  1 and ½ cup of water, salt  and 1 tsp oil and cook the rice.

  • Spread the rice in a wide plate and keep it aside.

  • In a big tawa or pan heat oil and add the ginger garlic paste sauté for few seconds.

  • Add sliced onions to this and saute well, add the finely chopped capsicum and sauté for few minutes add tomato and saute well.

  • When the tomatoes are mushy add the boiled green peas and carrot. 

  • Add salt, turmeric powder, pav bhaji masala, cumin powder and  red chilly powder. Mix well and cook in a low flame till the veggies get cooked.

  • Add the cooked rice and mix gently and cook for 2 -3 minutes in a low flame.

  • Switch off the flame and garnish with coriander leaves.

  • Serve hot with onion raita and green chutney.