Tava Pulao ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )


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Tava pulao, another quick treat off the pav bhaji cart! this delicious pulao is prepared in advance by the vendor, and shares a place on the pav bhaji tawa. It is swiftly portioned out onto serving plates when the orders flow in, to appease the severest of hunger shots.

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Makes 4 plates
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Ingredients

3 tbsp butter
2 tsp cumin seeds (jeera)
1 1/2 tbsp chilli-garlic paste
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup finely chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
salt to taste
1 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp pav bhaji masala
2 1/2 cups cooked rice
1/2 cup boiled green peas

For The Garnish
2 tbsp finely chopped coriander (dhania)

Method
  1. Heat the butter on a large tava (griddle), add the cumin seeds.
  2. When the seeds crackle, add the chilli-garlic paste, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  3. And the onions, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  4. Add the capsicum, mix well and sauté on a medium flame for 2 more minutes.
  5. Add the tomatoes, mix well and again cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Preferably use a potato masher to mash the vegetables lightly.
  6. Add the turmeric powder, salt, chilli powder, pav bhaji masala and 1/4 cup of water, mix welland cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  7. Add the rice and green peas, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  8. Serve immediately garnished with coriander.
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Reviewed March 17, 2011by Dolphins909

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Reviewed May 05, 2014by Foodie #570987

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Reviewed December 10, 2012by patel_jigna_c

Awesome :) It tastes perfect!!

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