Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe, How to make Tawa Pulao | Mumbai street food

by maria updated March 24, 2014

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe, How to make Tawa Pulao | Mumbai Street Food

Favorite Mumbai street food Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe! Tawa Pulao is a term which all Mumbaikar’s are well versed with. I can bet there will be not a single person in Mumbai who must have not eaten this dish. For those who don’t know what this dish is??? Let me tell you this dish is sold on Mumbai Streets. In almost all corners, junctions or roads of Mumbai you will find them. Just like Pav Bhaji people have craze to eat all kinds of food in Mumbai. This recipe is instantly cooked with vegetables and tossed with Indian spices. In this chill weather who wouldn’t like to walk down the street corner and taste some hot hot Tawa Pulao.

Also attention all Bachelors and singles this recipe is specially for all of you guys. Tawa Pulao is healthy, easy and simple to make. Tawa Pulaos are quite often cooked at my place. This recipe was done by mummy of course on her stubborn daughters request that’s me.

Accompany Tawa Pulao with some raita, papad and you would be reaching heaven on earth :) Let me not keep you far away from this delicious recipe. I loved to share this Mumbai Special – Tawa Pulao from the bottom of my heart. Hope this Tawa Pulao reaches from corners of Mumbai to all corners of the world.

If you looking for more Mumbai street food then check out ragda patties, vada pav, masala toast sandwich, anda bhurji, chole bhatura, bread pakora and cheese pavbhaji.

Let’s make step by step Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe:

1. First chop Onion, Boiled Potatoes, Coriander leaves, Tomatoes and Garlic.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

2. Take a vessel now add butter or oil. Once it is hot add cumin seeds once it crackles stir in chopped garlic. Saute for a minute on low fire.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

3. Now add chopped Onions. Fry until crisp and golden brown.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

4. Its time to add the chopped tomatoes and add little chopped coriander. Wait until tomatoes water dries up. Now add all spices and stir well.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

5. Stir in potatoes and green peas.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

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.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

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 garnish the Tawa Pulao with the rest of chopped coriander leaves.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

 8. Serve Mumbai Tawa Pulao with papad, raita and pickle.

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe

Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe
 
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Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe a popular street food of Mumbai. Hope it reaches to all the other corners of the world through my blog.
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Recipe type: main, vegetarian
Cuisine: Indian
Serves: 6 to 7 people
Ingredients
  • 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
Instructions
  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.
  8. Do try this My Mummy’s yummy Mumbai Tawa Pulao Recipe!
Notes
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.

{ 9 comments… read them below or add one }

Piyali October 10, 2012 at 3:07 pm

It was soooo good, I don’t know how to praise. Thank you so much.

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maria October 11, 2012 at 3:22 am

I am glad you liked them thanks for your feedback take care Piyali :) and have fun!

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khadija August 12, 2012 at 12:36 pm

It looks wonderful!! How did you made the bread next to it?

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maria August 12, 2012 at 5:52 pm

Thanks Khadija … it’s not a bread but papad which is fried do lemme know once you try the tawa pulao

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Geetika Jalota October 13, 2011 at 8:41 am

its super nyc…n tasty..

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maria October 13, 2011 at 9:45 am

Hey Geeta….Thanks a ton keep cooking have fun :) …..

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Geetika Jalota October 13, 2011 at 8:40 am

its tooo tasty…

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Sujit Jayakumar January 26, 2011 at 4:53 pm

Its mouth waterin offcourse but it also gives u a visual of how it is prepared,
which is good, not just for bachelors but guys like me who like experimenting with their food.. thanks maria :)

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maria January 26, 2011 at 6:21 pm

Hey Sujit,

Great to know you love cooking and experimenting with food. Sujit also let me know what kind of recipes you want. I will add them for you. God bless you.

Love,
Maria

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