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Monday, June 2, 2014


Tawa -Pulao
Tawa pulao i wanted to try for a long time , and finally made this for dinner last week. It is a popular Mumbai street food. Tawa puloa was a super hit at my home. It is a super easy one pot meal , perfect for lunch box too. Making of this tawa puloa doesn't involve any grinding. Try out this easy pulao for lunch or dinner , enjoy with a simple raita.

Tawa pulao

  Preparation Time : 15 mins | Cooking Time : 20 Mins | Serves:2

     Basmati rice   1 Cup
     Mixed vegetables* 1 cup
     Ginger garlic paste   1 tsp
     Onion        1
     Tomato   1
      Red chilly powder    3/4 tsp
      Pav bhaji masala      3/4 tsp
      Turmeric powder   1/4 tsp
       Salt    As needed
       Cumin powder  1/4 tsp
       Oil       1 tblsp
       Coriander leaves  to garnish     

 *I used carrots,beans and peas.  You can add cauliflower too.
Tawa- pulao

  • Soak the rice for 20 minutes in 1 and 1/2 cup of water. Cook the rice by adding little oil and little salt. Spread the rice in a wide plate and keep it aside.
  • In a pan add oil and add the ginger garlic paste.Slice the onions into long.
  • Add the onions to this and saute well.
onion- ginger garlicpaste _Onion+ginger garlic paste
  • Add the finely chopped tomato and saute well. When the tomatoes are mushy add the mixed veggies to this. 
  • You can parboil the veggies in microwave too.
Add-tomato Add-veggies
  • Add salt, turmeric powder, pav bhaji masala,and  red chilly powder and cumin powder.
  • Mix well and cook in a low flame till the veggies gets cooked.
Pav-bhaji-masala Add masala
  • Add the cooked rice once the veggies are cooked.
  • Mix gently and cook for 2 -3 minutes in a low flame.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves.
Add -rice Tawa-pulao
  • Serve hot with raita.
Tawa -pulao
  • Do not cook the rice mushy.It should be separate long grains.
  • You can add bell peppers too . 
  • Generally jeera is added while tempering, but since i forgot i added jeera powder.
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  1. My all time any time one pot meal jey ! Lovely pulao

  2. Yummy Pulao..Lovely presentation.

  3. was waiting for it so tasty jeyashree??this looks yummy

  4. I have been thinking to try this for long. U tempted me to try soon :)

  5. Wonderful pulao recipe.....looks awesome!

  6. looks awesome & makes very tempting jeyasri

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  8. my favorite pulav with pav bhaji. looks yum

  9. I wish I could taste it, lovely pics and loved the tawa too so cute :)

  10. Nice pics and the pulao looks delicious..

  11. delicious pulao!! love the first click and the vessel in which it is served - perfect!!!

  12. quick and delicious one pot meal...

  13. the recipe is wonderful, tried it yesterday night, we all had a very nice dinner. thank you

  14. Never get bore of this one pot meal,my favourite anytime.

  15. This is my fav anytime...looks colorful and tempting

  16. Will try this tonight! Spelling of Pulao on the pics is Puloa - just thought i'd point in out.

  17. What's the substitute for pav masala...??? I don't have that

  18. You can use any brand of Garam Masala

  19. can we boil the veggies first and then add them into masala ?

  20. Yes you can par boil it separately and add it

  21. I made this for lunch me out very husband liked very much...thanks jeyashri

  22. Hi jeyashri. It has come out well. Very tasty. Thanks for sharing the recipe.


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