- For Red Chilli Paste
- 6-7 whole red Kashmiri chillies, soaked
- 4-5 garlic cloves
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- For Tava Pulav:-
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp oil
- Cumin seeds 1 tsp
- 1 medium onions, sliced
- 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste
- ¼ cup red chilli paste (See the recipe above)
- 1 cup shredded cabbage
- ¼ cup green capsicum, sliced
- 1 medium tomato, sliced
- ½ cup potatoes, cut in cubes, boiled
- ¼ cup French beans, cut in cubes, blanched
- Salt to taste
- ¼ cup green peas, boiled
- 2 cups cooked rice
- ½ tbsp lime juice
- 2 tbsp butter
- 1 tbsp Pav bhaji masala
- 1 tomato, sliced for garnish
- Fresh Coriander leaves for garnish
- lemon wedges
- Serve With:-
- Roasted Papad
- Tomato Raita
- Tawa pulao is a popular street food of Mumbai.
- It is a rice dish combined with an array of vegetables.
- Here’s an easy recipe to make Mumbai-style tawa pulao.
Tawa Pulao is hearty, filling meal that can satiate anytime, anywhere hunger while pleasing the appetite. It is a rice meal combined with an array of veggies in the dish – cabbage, potatoes, tomatoes, French beans – paired with a host of spices for that overwhelming aroma and taste.
Here, we show you how to make this tawa pulao in your kitchen, replicating the typical Mumbai-style of making this dish. This dish is a must-have for lovers of the street-style snack. Try this Tawa Pulao recipe in your kitchen today.
Add soaked red chillies, garlic cloves and cumin seeds to a blender, blend to a smooth paste and set aside till in use.
Heat butter and oil in a pan, add cumin seeds and allow to splutter.
Add the sliced onions and sauté till translucent. Then add ginger garlic paste and sauté till fragrant.
keeping the flame on medium, add the prepared red chilli paste, mix well and cook for a few minutes.
Add cabbage, mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes.
Add green capsicum, tomato, potatoes and French beans, mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes.
Add salt and mix well. Add the green peas, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Then add the cooked rice and toss well. (mix gently without breaking rice). Add lemon juice, butter and Pav bhaji masala, mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes. (if it looks dry add little water and mix it very gently and let it cook for few minutes, keep stirring.)
Garnish with sliced tomatoes, coriander leaves and lemon wedges. ( stir gently making sure rice and vegetables are coated with spices evenly. )