Tawa Pulav

Thanks to Aipi of US Masala for sharing this wonderful recipe in her blog.First time when I was checking her recipes,shirish spotted this yummy rice and I tried it the next day it came out super delicious.She has a great collection of recipes in her blog.Now this pulav is one of our favorite.Aipi's tawa-pulao recipe .

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This recipe serves 2 people.
Ingredients:
Cooked basmathi rice - 2 cups
Onion -1 small
Potato - 1/2
Spring Onion - 3tsp
Tomato - 1 small
Cauliflower - 1/2 cup
Bell Peppers -  1/2 cup
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
Turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
Red Chili Powder - 1/2 tsp(add according to taste)
Cumin Seeds - 1/4 tsp
Cilantro - To garnish
Pav Bhaji Masala -1 tsp
Bay Leaf - 1(optional)
Method:
1.Wash and chop all the vegetables,keep them aside.
2.Heat oil in a non-stick pan.Add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.Add onions and cook for 2-3 minutes.
3.Add turmeric powder,ginger garlic paste.Once the raw smell goes away ,add all vegetables and salt except tomatoes.Cook them for 4-5 min .
4.Add tomatoes cook for 2-3 min,then add red chili powder,pav bhaji mix and cook for 2 min.
5.Add the cooked rice and mix it gently and cook it covered on low flame for 5-6 min.
6.Add finely chopped cilantro and turn off the heat.

The yummy hot rice is ready to serve with raita or lemon pickle.

9 comments:

Very inviting pulao, makes me hungry..

December 23, 2010 at 12:39 PM  

Mouthwatering yummy pulav.Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays.

December 23, 2010 at 2:45 PM  

@Priya & Pushpa:Thanks

December 23, 2010 at 3:41 PM  

Colorful pulav...

December 23, 2010 at 4:19 PM  

Makes me drooling..

December 23, 2010 at 11:43 PM  

@Tahemeem :Thanks dear
@Josh:Thanks dear,the pav bhaji masala gives a very nice flavor.Try it out .

December 24, 2010 at 10:13 AM  

this is my all time favorite looks so inviting...

December 24, 2010 at 11:13 AM  

Nice dish...adding pav bhaji masala must have given a different flavour to the pulao.

December 26, 2010 at 6:28 AM  

Thanks for trying it out dear, it came out super perfect..lovely color n flavors!!

US Masala

December 26, 2010 at 4:43 PM  

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