Sunday, 20 December 2015

Tawa Pulao

Tawa Pulao is a famous street food of Mumbai, and is liked by almost everyone. It is  made with cooked rice, and the special taste that is added is that of the pav bhaji masala. Though I skip eating this whenever I go to Mumbai, as its quite spicy, so I prefer making it at home, with normal spiciness and masala's. It tastes well with raita and papad. 

Cooked Basmati Rice 1 bowl
Onion 1, finely chopped
Tomato 1, chopped
Capsicum 1/2, chopped
Carrot 1/2 , chopped
Potato 1 medium, peeled and cubed
Peas 1/2 cup
Ginger - Garlic Paste 1 tsp
Cumin seeds 1 tsp
Pav Bhaji Masala 1 tbsp
Red Chili Powder 1 tbsp
Salt as per taste
Lemon Juice 1 tbsp
Freshly Chopped Coriander Leaves 2 tbsp

Keep ready the cooked basmati rice, so its better you have the rice cooked before hand.{This is my tip}. 
Before starting to make pulao, spread rice on a plate, add salt to the rice and keep aside.

In a pan, boil carrot, peas and potato adding needed water and little salt . Once done, switch off , drain and keep ready aside.

In a pan heat oil. Once heated add cumin seeds. As it splutters, add onion and saute for a minute. Now add ginger - garlic paste  and saute it well.

Now add tomato and cook till the tomatoes get mushy, and the raw smell goes.

Now add capsicum, and cook for a minute or so and then add the masala's - turmeric powder, red chili powder pav bhaji masala and little salt and mix well.{Dont add much salt as we have already added salt in the cooked rice}.

Its time to add the boiled vegetables - carrot, peas and potato and mix well. If you find it too dry, just add few drops of water, so that the vegetables get properly mixed with the masala's.

Once the vegetables are coated with the masala's, add cooked rice and gently mix. Check for salt consistency. 

Add a dash of lemon juice. Mix well.

Garnish with freshly chopped coriander leaves.

Serve with Raita and Papad.


  1. One of my favorite :-) Looks perfect and delicious!

  2. one of my fav pulao..looks damn yummy :)

    1. Hmm its really too yummy.. Thanks dear

  3. Love the combination of flavours and the spiciness, loved as well.

    1. Thanks a lot.. Glad that U liked it..

  4. Tawa pulav looks delicious. yum yum :)

  5. Tawa pulao looks spicy and nice, you are right it will go with raita.

  6. I love tava pulao along with pavbhaji... Nice recipe ...

    1. Yes its a great combination... I too have it liked that many times.Thanks a lot dear


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