Tawa Pulao/Tava Pulao

For the day 2 of blogging marathon #47,sharing you a simple and flavorful tawa pulao.
Tawa pulao is an easy to make rice variety and a great option to use the left rice.
The highlight of the recipe is the use of pav bhaji masala which gives a nice flavor and taste to this recipe.As this rice i z mild its ideal for kids lunch box also.Off to the recipe..............

Tawa Pulao/Tava Pulao

   Basic Information

    Preparation time ~10 minutes
    Cooking time ~ 30 minutes
    Serves ~ 2



Basmathi rice
3/4 cup
1 cup
2 (medium size)
1 (medium size)
Ginger&garlic paste
1 tsp
Red chilly powder/milagai podi
1/4 tsp
Turmeric powder/manjal podi
1/4 tsp
Green peas/pattani(fresh or frozen)
1/4 cup
11/2 tbs
1 tsp
Cumin seeds/jeeragam
1/2 tsp
Coriander leaves(chopped)
1-2 tbs
Lemon juice
1-2 tsp

  • Cook the rice in a rice cooker  and once its done separate the grains.Heat a griddle with oil and crackle the cumin seeds,saute the sliced onion with a pinch of salt till it becomes transparent.Add in the ginger&garlic paste and fry it till the raw smell disappears.Now add in the chopped tomato and cook it till mushy.

  • Add the chopped veggies and peas and mix it well.At this stage add in chilly powder,turmeric powder and salt.Mix it well,add in around 1/4 cup of water and cook it in a low to medium flame for couple of minutes or till the raw smell goes off.Put off the flame.

  • Now add in the pav bhaji masala powder and give it a mix.Add in the cooked rice and chopped coriander leaves,lemon juice.Mix it well.Now put on the flame and keep in a low flame for 5 minutes.

  • Serve it warm with raita and pappad.



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Pass me the bowl!! looks great

Nothing can beat this delicious pulao, my all time favourite.

Delicious and flavorful tawa pulo.. Yumm!!

I can have this anytime..lovely pictures!

What a colorful platter nalini, looks very inviting!!! :) A favorite in our home too, i make it with leftover rice though!!

That's a delicious pulao and can be relished any time..amazing clicks too.

Lovely clicks and awesome recipe! Love to have this :)

I too make it with leftover rice ! Pass me that bowl please

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