Wednesday, March 09, 2011

tawa pulao, a tried & tasted dish !

In this blogosphere, more or less we all know this month is the tried & tasted dishes from the very vibrant AIPI's blog,the usmasala chef :),I am overwhelmed to try some of the dishes from one of my favourite blogs,i  have been eyeing her blog for an year now but really never had a chance to make , now im njoying this since i have a wonderful opputurnity to make all those bookmarked recipes and will definately not let it go..:).So here is my first dish ,tawa pulao ,i tried this as in the past i never  made this pulao and was very keen to try a different flavoured rice and was really looking forward to know how a rice would taste with our very favourite and authentic street food ,paav bhaji masala.And to be very honest i just njoyed every grain of this pulao.Mmmmm still my mouth is watering with the flavour of the fantabulous multi-spiced paav bhaji masala...yumm !Thanx Aipi for sharing such wonderful and deluctable dishes with us and needless to say im sending this pulao to Priya for hosting T&T event which was started by Zlamushkha and now owned by Lakshmi.
original recipe is here.
approx for 2-3 ppl
ingredients :
2 cups basmati rice
1 cup mix veggies (  potatoes,carrot,brinjal,beans,cauliflower,peas ,capsicum etc)
1 tsp red chilli pwd
1/2 tsp turmeric pwd
2-3 tsp store bought paav bhaji masala (i used everest, adjust acc to your taste )
2 tbsp oil
a pinch if hing/asafoetida
1/4 tsp cumin seeds
1 onion chopped
1 tomato chopped
2 tsp ginger -garlic paste
salt to taste
lemon juice to taste
chopped corriander leaves for garnishing
method :
Cook rice and spread it ( the grains should be seperated ),let it cool down.Meanwhile heat oil,splutter cumin seeds,add hing,onions,salt and turmeric powder.Fry onions till transparentadd ginger garlic paste,tomatoes.Cook for few mins,add all the veggies and cook till tender.Add red chilli pwd and paav bhaji masala and fry for 2 mins,then add rice and mix well.Squeeze in some lemon juice and cover and cook rice for few mins.Turn off the flame ,garnish with corriander and serve hot !


  1. Tawa pulav looks it..

  2. Delicious Pulav,ur picture makes me hungry! gr8 recipe...

  3. That looks yum and delicious!

  4. Delicious and absolutely inviting Tawa Pulao..

  5. Absolutely delicious..makes me hungry!

  6. Looks delicious and yummy! Nice idea of using pav bhaji masala in it..sounds delicious!

  7. Thanks sweetie for all the kind words am really really flattered..
    The tawa pulao is making me really hungry..loved the color n presentation. Glad you tried n liked it :)

    US Masala

  8. wow...thats tempting n appetizing..

  9. delicious preparation, looks perfect and makes me very hungry right now.

  10. Looks so delicious, lovely clicks as well!

  11. The tawa pulao looks absolutely delicious with those brown onions.
    And dear thanks a lot for you feedback on my version of hide & seek biscuit. Regarding you query about substituting eggs, yes you can do it. kindly see the comment that I've posted below your comment in my page. If you need to ask me anything please feel free to do so. I would be gald if you try this biscuit at home.

  12. Tawa pulao looks very tempting and delicious dear...Fabulous clicks!!!


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