Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao

By Vibha Bhutada  |  16th Feb 2016  |  
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    About Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao Recipe

    One of my favorites! Buttery and Spicy Tawa Pulao is a popular Mumbai street food. It is called tawa pulao as it is prepared on same tawa in which they make pav bhaji. Pav bhaji masala is used to prepare this pulao. It is very easy to prepare and tastes delicious.

    Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao is an aromatic, flavorful and delicious dish which is very much popular in Indian. The name itself get juices flowing in your mouth and this dish has a heavenly experience in every bite. When Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao is cooked perfectly it can turn into a dish beyond excellence. It is a recipe of delight which no one can resist. You can try this amazing Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao at the restaurants and you can also prepare it at your home. People of different region prepare this dish differently according to their own taste. This quick and easy recipe requires only 20 minute for the preparation and 20 minute to cook it perfectly. On the Better Butter website, you can find the recipe of Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao by Vibha Bhutada in step by step with pictures so you can easily learn how to cook the perfect Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao at your home without any difficulties. Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao is one of the representative dishes of Indian which you can serve in any special occasions.

    Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao

    Ingredients to make Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao

    • Basmati rice, cooked - 3 cups
    • onions - 1 cup, finely chopped
    • ginger-Garlic Paste - 1 tsp
    • Green chilies - 3, chopped
    • Green pepper (capsicum) - 1/2 cup, chopped
    • tomatoes - 1 and 1/2 cup, finely chopped
    • Green peas - 1/2 cup
    • carrot - 1/2 cup, chopped
    • oil - 1 tbsp
    • butter - 2 tbsp
    • cumin Seeds - 1 tsp
    • turmeric Powder - 1/4 tsp
    • Red chili powder - 2 tsp
    • Pav bhaji masala- 4 tsp
    • water - 1/4 Cup
    • lemon juice - 1 tbsp
    • salt to taste
    • Handful of coriander leaves, for garnishing

    How to make Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao

    1. Boil the peas and carrot with a little salt and keep it aside.
    2. Heat the oil and butter in a pan on medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add in the cumin seeds and let them sizzle a bit.
    3. Add the finely chopped onions and saute until they turn light brown. Put in ginger-garlic paste and saute for 2 minutes. Add green chilies and saute again for a minute.
    4. Add the finely chopped tomatoes and green pepper. Mix well and add 1/4 cup of water, so that the tomatoes cook faster.
    5. Put in the turmeric powder, red chili powder and pav bhaji masala. Mix it well together. Let it cook till the tomatoes are almost mushy and the oil starts leave the sides of the pan.
    6. Add the cooked peas and carrots. Mix and cook for 2 minutes. Put in the cooked basmati rice.
    7. Mix everything very gently without breaking the rice grains. Cook for another 2-3 minutes until everything gets blended well. Finally squeeze some lemon juice, mix and it is ready to serve.
    8. Garnish with finely chopped coriander leaves and serve hot!

    My Tip:

    1. Accompany Tawa Pulao with some raita, papad and you would be reaching heaven on earth ! 2. It can be made from leftover rice at home. 3. To serve it restaurant style. Remove the pulao in a serving bowl, add a dollop of butter on top and lemon wedges on side. 4. You can also enhance the flavor of this Tawa Pulao by adding some fried cottage cheese (Paneer) on it. 5. Leftovers stays good for 2 days in airtight container in refrigerator.

    Reviews for Mumbai Special - Tawa Pulao (2)

    Ayesha Sayyed3 years ago


    Shiny Singh4 years ago

    Very yummy pulao dish

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