Tuesday, September 6, 2011

Vegetable Tawa Puloa | Tava Pulav

Know What You Eat: Tava Pulav | Tawa Puloa is a term every Mumbaikar's are well verse with, and its as famous as Mumbai's Pav Bhaji, found in every nook and corner almost in every restaurants and in everybody's menu options..Tawa Pulao can be instantly put together with cooked rice | leftover rice and Pav Bhaji masala, addition of  vegetables and other hot Indian spices makes it more enticing and mouthwatering.This recipe originally is prepared on a hot smoking tava / griddle, as the name suggests. But you can also use a regular pan / wok. Butter is usually used but you can  substitute it with regular cooking oil and ghee (clarified butter) in 1:1 proportion. Here's how to make Pav-Bhaji which will compliment this rice dish.

Veg Tawa Puloa

Vegetable Tawa Puloa | Tava Pulav Recipe

Ingredients

  • 2 C Boiled or Steamed Rice, (each grain separate)
  • 1/4 C Green Peas Boiled
  • 2 Onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Medium Tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Medium Bell pepper, chopped 
  • 1 Medium Carrot, diced
  • 8 Cloves of Garlic, chopped
  • Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped finely
  • 3 tbsp Butter Or Oil ( I used Amul Butter)
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric (Haldi)
  • 3 Tbsp Pav Bhaji Masala
  • 1 Tbsp Garam Masala
  • 1/2 tsp Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt as per taste
  • Lemon juice per taste
Method
  • Cook rice on stove, not in pressure cooker, strain under cold water to get each grain separate. Keep it aside.
  • Heat a wok, now add butter or oil, once it is hot add cumin seeds, when they crackle stir in chopped garlic. Saute for a minute on low fire.
  • Add chopped onions and fry until crisp and golden brown.
  • Its time to add chopped carrots, bell pepper, cook it for a while and then add chopped tomatoes and cilantro along with all the spices | masalas and required salt.
  • Cook it for another 5 mins and combine well with a spoon. Once all the spices and vegetables mix in well its now time to stir in cooked peas and rice. 
  • Mix and toss it very well but be gentle you dont want to break rice and make it like a khichadi .
  • Squeeze in lemon juice, and garnish it with chopped cilantro and serve it warm with or without yogurt.

30 comments:

Priya said...

Flavourful one pot meal,simply inviting..

sangee vijay said...

interesting....looks truly inviting...nice idea!!!

Apu said...

Always a treat!! Love thus spicy rice.

Poornima Nair said...

Love this dish...looks awesome!

RAKS KITCHEN said...

Wow,looks amazing,nice recipe and loved the click,very detailed!

Hamaree Rasoi said...

Lovely and colorful looking Pulav.
Deepa

Priti said...

wow that's looks so gud n perfect .....love the colours ....yum

Rumana Rawat said...

Beautiful presented:)

Sharmilee! :) said...

Colorful n yummy looking pulav

Kalpana Sareesh said...

wow so good n flavorful..

Spandana said...

I love one-pot meals, and this looks so delicious and satisfying.

jeyashrisuresh said...

what a bright click.aromatic puloa and quite easy to make also

Shanthi said...

Luv this looks wonderful and colourful

Premalatha Aravindhan said...

wow delicious and tempting pulao,love the tempting click make me hungry...

Prathima Rao said...

One of my fav...that is love to eat it & make it too..Easy to make & tastes too yummy!!! And the rice is cooked to perfection..:)
Prathima Rao
Prats Corner

Kalyani's Platter said...

wow delicious pulao and looks so tempting with wonderful clicks ....... happy to follow u .........

munchmunchcrunchcrunch said...

nice and colorful...feel like having it now..

Angie's Recipes said...

The rice looks so colourful, appetizing and tasty!

revathi said...

Tantalising dish... truly scrumptious..:)
Reva

Reshmi Mahesh said...

Looks super yummy....lovely color of the rice..

Priya Sreeram said...

tawa puloa - my fav; looks yum !

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colourful puloa looks wonderful
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Prathibha said...

I love this..looks very delicious n yumm

Shirley said...

Tawa pulao ahha I can smell it.

Suchi said...

Thanks for visiting my blog and your lovely comments! First time to your blog and I love all the recipes and the pics! tawa pulao looks vibrant and awesome- you have a new follower to your blog

Chitra said...

Its in my try list .urs is looking gr8

Gopika Ram said...

Wow.. I have seen this before but never tried. I have to try this very soon :) Looks so delicious :)

SpicyTasty said...

looks delicious...very tempting..

divya said...

Superb presentation...I am hungry seeing ur pics dear....perfect pulao..

Spoon and Chopsticks said...

Your dish looks full of flavour!

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