Tawa Pulao Recipe (How to make Tava Pulav recipe)
US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
- 3 cups Cooked rice
- ½ cup Green peas
- ½ cup Carrot chopped
- 1 tablespoon Oil
- 2 tablespoons Butter
- 1 teaspoon Cumin seeds
- ½ teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
- ½ teaspoon Garlic paste or freshly grated
- 3 Green chilies chopped
- ½ cup Onion finely chopped
- ½ cup Capsicum (Green bell pepper) chopped
- 1 ¼ cups Tomato finely chopped
- ¼ teaspoon Turmeric powder
- 2 teaspoons Red chili powder
- 4 teaspoons Pav Bhaji masala
- ¼ cup Water
- 1 tablespoon Lemon juice
- Salt to taste
Take green peas and carrot in a microwave safe bowl, sprinkle little salt and add few tablespoons of water.
Cover it and microwave it for 3-4 minutes. I have used frozen peas but if you using fresh peas then you need to cook few more minutes.
Alternately you can boil them or pressure cook them or steam them.
Making tawa pulao recipe:
Heat the oil and butter in a pan on medium heat.
Once hot add cumin seeds. Let them sizzle a bit.
Then saute ginger paste, garlic paste and green chilies for a minute.
Mix in onions, sprinkle some salt to speed up the cooking process.
Cook till they are light brown in color.
Add green pepper and tomatoes.
Mix well and add ¼ cup of water, so tomatoes get cooked fast.
Add turmeric powder, red chili powder and pav bhaji masala. Mix well.
Let it cook till tomatoes are almost mushy and oil starts leave the sides of the pan.
Add cooked peas and carrots. Mix and cook for 2 minutes.
Add cooked rice.
Mix everything very gently without breaking the rice grains.
cook for 2 minutes, so rice gets heated through.
Finally squeeze some lemon juice, mix.
Turn off the stove.
Top it with butter before serving. It is optional.
Calories: 356kcal | Carbohydrates: 51.8g | Protein: 7.9g | Fat: 14.9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 1296mg | Potassium: 750mg | Fiber: 8.2g | Sugar: 11.1g
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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