Mar 14, 2012

Tawa Pulao ~ Mumbai Special

Tawa pulao is a very popular street food in Mumbai. Tawa Pulao is instantly cooked with vegetables and tossed with Indian spices. All Bachelors and singles this recipe is specially for all of you guys. Its healthy, easy and simple to make.

Ingredients :

Basmati Rice - 1 1/2 cup
Onion - 1, large, chopped
Tomatoes - 2-3, large chopped finely
Mixed vegetables(Carrot,Beans,Capsicum,Gobi florets) - 11/2 cup
Fresh Peas - 1/2 cup
Ginger - 2", grated
Garlic - 2-3, sliced
Green Chilli - 1-2
Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Pav Bhaji masala - 11/2 tbsp
Vegetable oil - 2 tbsp
Butter - 1 tbsp

Coriander leaves - 1/2 cup, chopped

Method :

Soak Basmati rice in water for 10-15 mins and cook the rice.(Cook in large amount of water with a spoon of oil and strain it when the rice is cooked or you can even pressure cook it).Spread the rice on a wide plate which helps the granules to be separate.

Heat the oil and butter in a pan or kadai, add cumin seed and fennel seed, when they arometic, add the chopped onions, green chillies along with salt. Saute for few minutes and add ginger-garlic paste, and then add the Veggies, peas, saute for 6-7 minutes.

Now add the chopped tomatoes, reduce the heat and simmer until the tomatoes are cooked and the oil separates from the pan.

Add all the dry spices, cooked rice and chopped cilantro, mix well.

Toss it to coat the rice completely with the spices and cook for further 2-3 minutes on low flame.

Serve HOT!!!

 Sending this to My ongoing event "Spotlight : Colourful Holi" and Resh's "Comfort Food" event

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