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Last Updated : Mar 30,2020



तवा वेज - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Tava recipes in Hindi)
તવો વેજ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Tava recipes in Gujarati)

Tava Recipes, 935 Tava Vegetarian Recipes

Cooking is an art and just like an artist, you would also need certain tools to execute and create a masterpiece. Indian food is highly diverse and for cooking them you would require an array of equipment's. The basic tools you would require are a sharp knife, cutting board, pans, cooking utensils, saucepans, rolling pin and board, food processor, spice box, griddle, pressure cooker

Talking about griddles, commonly known as tava, it is a wide surfaced pan with very shallow (and sometimes no) sides, which is heated for griddling or grilling. They come both curved and flat bottoms. They are generally made out of iron or are covered with a non-stick coating. The coating prevents food from sticking and makes cleaning easier. It is really an advantage when reheating sticky foods, such as rice. It also reduces the amount of fat that is normally required while cooking. It is used to cook rotis, parathas, naans, dosas, pancakes and other flat breads. See Indian rotis made using tava like jowar roti, jowar methi roti and Gujarati rotla.

Jowar RotiJowar Roti

See some Indian parathas made using tava.

gobi ka paratha is also a very famous Indian street food which is mostly available and sold in the morning.  

Gobi Paratha, Punjabi Gobi ParathaGobi Paratha, Punjabi Gobi Paratha

What makes these whole wheat Punjabi aloo paratha so appealing is the soft and tasty filling of potatoes flavoured with peppy spice powders and crunchy onions.

Aloo Paratha, Punjabi Aloo Paratha RecipeAloo Paratha, Punjabi Aloo Paratha Recipe

It is also used to prepare a range of starters and snacks.

It has a handle that helps you to hold the pan and handle the food easily, sometimes flipping it in a smart way to cook evenly! Some delicacies that were traditionally cooked in a tandoor like the naan can also be cooked in a tava, reproducing the same great taste in a convenient manner.

Let's have a look at some dishes cooked on tava!

Street Food Tava Recipes:

Street food is popular all over the world, be it a burger or pav bhaji. But, nothing can beat the variety of street food available in India. Our wide varieties of street food recipes are going to give you hunger pangs and make your tummy roll for some food.

Pav BhajiPav Bhaji

Street Pizza:

Aren't you drooling already? After all it's not about thin crusts pizza always. Try this street pizza recipe which is smeared with a mixture of chutney and sauce with loads of vegetables and cheese!

Quick Tava Rice:

A walk on the Mumbai's most famous beach – chowpatty would be incomplete without savoring on some hot street style tava  pulao. Made using with loads of fresh and crunchy veggies, tomatoes for tangy flavour, and chili powder for a dash of spice.

Tava Pulao, Tawa Pulao RecipeTava Pulao, Tawa Pulao Recipe

Paneer Bhurji:

Paneer bhurji, similar to anda bhurji is a popular breakfast dish made using paneer. It can also be served as a side dish to Indian dinner. A quick recipe which you can savor with pav or paratha.

Paneer BhurjiPaneer Bhurji

South Indian Tava recipes

There are lots of South Indian Tava recipes which we cook at home from masala dosa, dosa, rava dosa  and many more recipes. 

Rava Dosa, Onion Rava DosaRava Dosa, Onion Rava Dosa

Ragi dosa also known as nachni dosa or finger millet dosa is consumed as breakfast in South-Indian states and now also all over India because of the health benefits of finger millet!

Nachni Dosa

Nachni Dosa

Masala Dosa is a perfect Tava Recipe.

Dosa is a thin crepe made using rice and lentil batter.  

Tasty Onion Tomato Rava Uttapa is a versatile dish that can be made for breakfast or supper, or as an evening snack for kids. Interestingly, this recipe is not a quick-fix that uses soda to rise the batter, nor does it require planning the previous day, as an hour is all that it takes for the semolina batter to ferment, thanks to the quick action of curds.

Onion Tomato Rava Uttapa

Onion Tomato Rava Uttapa

Dosa are the safest option you can opt for when it comes to street food. With an addition of vegetables, Uttapa are thick rice pancakes, heavy on tummy and soft in texture.

Chat Pati Frankies:

I guess frankie would be a creation by a mother whose kid threw tantrums for not eating a particular subzi. Turn your boring chapati into a delicious roll by using all your favorite veggies and yummy paneer too. With the addition of peppy chaat masala, cheese it turns into a heavenly combination.

Aloo Frankie ( Wraps and Rolls)Aloo Frankie ( Wraps and Rolls)

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Methi and Moong Sprouts Wrap
Recipe# 7467
Today

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by Tarla Dalal
These sumptuous whole wheat wraps are perfect to have for brunch, or as a meal on the go. The use of fibre-rich ingredients like methi and moong make this an ideal food for diabetics. In general, most fibre-rich foods help the lower blood glucose levels, but methi is all the more efficient because i ....
Oats and Cabbage Roti
Recipe# 40321
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Treat your heart and palate to a delectable meal of Oats and Cabbage Roti with low-fat curds, and hear a happy tick in response to it! Scrumptious to the core, these satiating rotis are made with a unique dough of whole wheat flour, oats and cabbage perked up with sesame seeds and spice powder ....
Poha Yellow Moong Dal Dosa
Recipe# 42455
18 Mar 20

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by Tarla Dalal
Just like rotis made of different flours have different flavours, dosas made of varied batters also have varied flavours. Not only the taste but the aroma and texture of the dosa also varies according to the ingredients used in the batter. Some batters need to be fermented while some do not. The ....
Aloo Palak Paratha, Punjabi Aloo Palak Paratha
Recipe# 39146
23 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
aloo palak paratha | Punjabi aloo palak paratha | flatbread with potatoes and spinach | with 17 amazing images. aloo palak paratha is a Punjabi style aloo palak paratha ....
Mysore Barley Dosa
Recipe# 42718
28 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Mysore barely dosa recipe | barley urad dal dosa | healthy Mysore barely dosa | with 20 amazing images. We are always on the lookout for recipes that make good use of different grains, not just rice and wheat. One su ....
Ragda Patties, Chaat Ragda Pattice Recipe
Recipe# 2818
23 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
ragda patties | chaat ragda patties | ragda recipe | ragda patties street food | with 60 amazing images. Ragda Patties, one of the most famous
Masala Pav ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )
Recipe# 33426
23 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Masala pav, whoever invented bread will be awe-struck to see it being put to such good use! Quick and easy, masala pav is made by stuffing spicy tomato-onion gravy inside butter-laden pavs. Sometimes, the pav is just roasted on the tava with butter, loads of coriander and pav bhaji masala. ....
Gobi Paratha,  Punjabi Gobi Paratha
Recipe# 30915
27 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
gobi paratha recipe | Punjabi gobi paratha | gobi ka paratha | cauliflower paratha | with 20 amazing images. Gobi paratha is a dish wish a universal appeal! Whil ....
Roti ( How To Make Soft Roti Or Phulka Or Chapati)
Recipe# 38565
18 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
roti recipe | chapati recipe | phulka recipe | how to make soft roti | Indian roti | with 15 amazing images. Roti is the daily bread f ....
Hyderabadi Paneer Potato Kulcha
Recipe# 41470
16 Mar 20

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by Tarla Dalal
An extraordinary kulcha with a spicy and satisfying taste, which makes it fit to be served just like that without any elaborate side-dishes. With a rich stuffing of paneer and potatoes, flavoured with myriad ingredients like green chillies, ginger, onions and herbs like coriander and mint, this H ....
Quick Sandwich Recipe, Veg Tawa Sandwich Recipe
Recipe# 42099
12 Mar 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
quick sandwich recipe | vegetable tawa sandwich | veg tawa sandwich | Indian tava sandwich | with amazing 20 images. This quick sandwich recipe is one that has wi ....
Jowar and Vegetable Paratha ( Tiffin Treats)
Recipe# 40361
15 Mar 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Generally, people are wary of packing millet based Rotis for lunch because they think it would harden. However, when prepared with the right mix of wheat flour and other ingredients like vegetables and spices, they remain soft and tasty f ....
Tava Pulao, Tawa Pulao Recipe
Recipe# 33427
21 Mar 20

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by Tarla Dalal
tawa pulao recipe | mumbai roadside tawa pulao | mumbai street style famous tawa pulao | with 35 amazing photos. Tawa pulao, another quick treat off the Pav Bhaji cart is yet another popula ....
Jowar Roti
Recipe# 41569
28 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
jowar roti recipe | jowar ki roti | jowar bhakri | healthy jowar roti | sorghum roti | with amazing 12 photos. Jowar roti is an unleave ....
Butter Naan, How To Make Butter Naan
Recipe# 38887
26 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Naan is the most well-known Indian bread and is fast gaining popularity the world over. The naan is leavened bread prepared in the traditional tandoor. However for those of us who do not have tandoors in our kitchens, here is a great way of preparing the naan ....
Bhujiya Paratha, Aloo Bhujia Paratha
Recipe# 42092
25 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Here’s a meal that combines the zesty appeal of aloo bhujiya with the guaranteed satisfaction of having a paratha. In this innovative recipe, a mixture of aloo bhujiya, juice veggies and spice powders is used as a stuffing for satiating parathas. The perfectly cooked parathas have an exciting mo ....
Soya Methi Garlic Naan
Recipe# 38084
29 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
The chewiness of plain flour naan can be quite tiresome after a helping! This sumptuous Soya Methi Garlic Naan made of fenugreek leaves and soya flour is not only rich in iron and low in calories, but also more enjoyable, with loads of garlic that not only imparts a nice flavour but also aids in red ....
Oats Roti
Recipe# 5286
21 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
oats roti recipe | oats chapatti | oats roti for weight loss | healthy oats roti | with 19 amazing images. Oats roti is an easy simple recipe to make. To whole wh ....
Mooli Jowar ki Roti
Recipe# 4778
19 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
Jowar has a rustic and homely flavour, which you will start preferring over even wheat flour once you develop a taste for it. Here, we have reinforced the jowar flour with grated mooli, which gives a splendid flavour and aroma upon cooking. Not only that, the moisture from the mooli keeps the Mooli ....
Roti ( Roti for Wraps and Rolls)
Recipe# 32622
21 Feb 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Wraps and rolls are loads of fun! They make ideal on-the-go meals, and are loaded with surprises too. You can stuff them with all your favourite things, and also cheer up your loved ones by packing their rolls with all the stuff they love. Normally, store-bought rolls are made with a combina ....
Brinjal Cutlets
Recipe# 2199
12 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A balanced combination of brinjal with other veggies like potatoes, french beans and carrots is pepped up with mint leaves, onion paste and spice powders, and mixed into a dough for cutlets. Coating the dough with bread crumbs imparts an exciting crispness to the cutlets. What is more, this veggie-l ....
Tava Paneer, Mushroom and Green Pea Subzi
Recipe# 22785
06 Feb 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This subzi is so tasty you can finish it off all by itself even without any rotis or rice! Chock-full of your favourite ingredients ranging from paneer and mushrooms to green peas and potatoes, this subzi is just too flavourful, although it is very easy to make and uses only common ingredients. ....
Rotla ( Gujarati Recipe), Bajra Na Rotla Recipe
Recipe# 629
19 Feb 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
rotla recipe | bajra rotla | Gujarati style bajra rotla | healthy pearl millet roti | with amazing 17 images. rotla also called bajra rotla
Masala Khichdi Paratha
Recipe# 36102
31 Jan 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Many elders believe that if you want to have a quick and healthy meal, there’s nothing like khichdi! They are very right. Khichdi is so healthy even the leftover should not be wasted. So, here is a way of making parathas using khichdi combined with whole wheat flour and besan. The Masala Khichdi Par ....
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 on 06 Mar 18 05:41 PM


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Tarla Dalal    Hi, Thank you for your kind words...do try more and more recipes and let us know how you enjoyed them...happy cooking !!
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07 Mar 18 08:48 AM