Tawa Pulao- How to make Tawa Pulao

Prep time: 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Serves: 2

Updated: Jun 22, 2021 | 19:12 IST

By: Shashank Alshi

The aroma of fresh herbs and spices permeates through the layers of rice in pulao. With its origins in the Indian subcontinent, the recipe is flexible and open to modifications with different vegetables, nuts and meat options. The pulao with creamy plain yoghurt or raita makes a great combination. Modified to suit the taste of the masses pulao has entered the street foods category too.

Tawa Pulao, a classic Mumbai street food, is one such modification. The rice dish comprises vegetables and seasoned with pav bhaji masala. Paired with a simple boondi raita this recipe satisfies everyone’s palate. Here is the recipe:


Ingredients

Serves 2
  • oil

    2 tablespoon

  • butter

    1 teaspoon

  • cumin seeds

    1 teaspoon

  • garam masala

    1 teaspoon

  • pav bhaji masala

    1 teaspoon

  • red chilli powder

    1 teaspoon

  • yogurt

    2 cup

  • boondi

    1/2 cup

  • red chilli powder

    1 Pinch

  • black pepper powder

    As required

  • mint leaves powder

    1 Pinch

  • carrot

    As required

  • capsicum

    As required

  • onion

    As required

  • green peas

    As required

  • coriander leaves

    As required

  • sugar

    2 Pinches

  • salt

    2 Pinches

Preparation

1
Step 1

In a kadhai or a deep-bottomed pan, add two tablespoons of oil and a tablespoon of butter. Add a tablespoon of cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.

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2
Step 2

Add chopped carrots and cook for a minute. Add chopped capsicum, chopped onions, frozen/ boiled peas and cook for a minute each. Cook the veggies on high flame, stirring continuously.

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3
Step 3

Add cabbage and mix again. Lower the flame and add garam masala, pav bhaji masala, and red chilli powder and mix well.

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