Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe
Recipe type: main, vegetarian
RecipeCuisine: Indian
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Serves: 6 to 7 people
Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe a popular street food of Mumbai. Hope it reaches to all the other corners of the world through my blog.
recipeIngredient (used american measuring cup, 1 cup = 250 ml)
  • 4 cups Boiled or Steamed Rice
  • ½ cup Green Peas Boiled
  • 1 Big sized Potato (Boiled and Chopped)
  • 2 Onion
  • 6 to 7 Strands Of Coriander Leaves
  • 1 Tomato chopped
  • 8 to Garlic Chopped
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 3 tbsp Butter Or Oil ( I have used Amul Butter)
  • 2 Green Chillies chopped finely
  • 1 t/s Turmeric (Haldi)
  • 2 t/s Pav Bhaji Masala
  • 1 tbsp Garam Masala
  • ½ t/s Red Chilli Powder
  • Salt as per taste
How to make the recipe?
  1. First chop Onion, Boiled Potatoes, Coriander leaves, Tomatoes and Garlic.
  2. Take a vessel now add butter or oil. Once it is hot add cumin seeds, When they crackle stir in chopped Garlic. Saute for a minute on low fire.
  3. Now add chopped Onions. Fry until crisp and golden brown. Now add all spices and stir well.
  4. Its time to add the chopped tomatoes and add little chopped coriander. Wait until tomatoes water dries up. Add all the spice powder and stir well.
  5. Stir in potatoes and green peas.
  6. Let the vegetable cook for 2 to 3 mins. Combine well with a spoon. Once all the masalas and vegetables blend well put rice.
  7. Add steamed rice little by little by gently stirring in. When all rice is mixed well with the Masalas and veggies after 3 mins. Remove from gas and serve hot with Papad or Raita. Garnish the Tawa Pulao with the rest of chopped coriander leaves.
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1. When mixing rice with Masalas be gentle as it might break.
2. You could use a day before rice from your fridge for this pulao.
3. You could use more chili powder if need more spice.
4. You can also enhance the flavor of this Tawa Pulao by adding some friedCottage Cheese (Paneer) on it.
Recipe by Flavors of Mumbai at