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Last Updated : Apr 20,2018



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Tava Veg 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. 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.

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 rice. Made using with loads of fresh and crunchy veggies, tomatoes for tangy flavour, and chili powder for a dash of spice.

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.

Masala Dosa:

Dosa is a thin crepe made using rice and lentil batter.  Masala dosa is made using a stuffing from mashed potatoes and spices.

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.

Sada 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.


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Recipe# 31074
24 Mar 16

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 by Tarla Dalal
Chilas are delicious pancakes unique to the desert province of Rajasthan. This unique recipe turns the homely chila into an exotic treat by stuffing it with a wholesome and flavourful sprouts mixture. This versatile stuffing can a ....
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Recipe# 30963
23 Nov 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No Mughlai meal is complete without the use of oodles of butter and cream. The mughals known for their love of all things delicious have used butter not only to serve with rotis but also to knead into the dough while preparing them. This roti prepared with butter and simply flavoured with freshly cr ....
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Recipe# 39639
10 Oct 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A tikki like none you have tasted before, the Hare Chane aur Soya ki Tikki stands out from the crowd because of the unique combination of hare chana and soya granules. Wondrous iron-rich foods, these two fibre-rich ingredients are combined with unusual binding agents like nachni flour and soya granu ....
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Recipe# 22410
07 May 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
With mixed vegetables, tofu, wheat flour and soya flour, this Paratha is very high on the nutrition scale! It is also pretty zesty and kids are sure to love it, whether you serve it for breakfast or as a wholesome mid-day snack. Boiled and mashed potatoes impart body, and bind the other ingredients. ....
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Recipe# 3592
26 Mar 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is the real thing - a healthy snack that is full of protein, calcium and fibre. You'll be amazed at how easily this traditional Gujarati dish can be made 'healthy' by skipping the oil that is considered so essential to cook them. They also make a great travelling snack, as they stay well for ....
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Recipe# 5697
10 Oct 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Time for some sweet memories. It is amazing how the aroma of jaggery and til working together always bring back memories of mom’s cooking. This traditional duo reflects mom’s care not just in taste but also in their nutritional richness. The use of both jaggery and til makes the Til Gur ki Roti an i ....
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Recipe# 37779
14 Mar 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Small though it is, sesame is a treasure trove of iron, resplendent with a rich aroma too. Here, we have combined til and palak with a dough of jowar and whole wheat flour, to make a modified version of the traditional Bengali nimki. It is also interesting to note that we have cooked the Palak Til J ....
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Recipe# 1886
12 Aug 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Wholesome crêpes filled with a toothsome mixture of spinach, tomato and cheese, this is a scrumptious treat that no kid can resist. The creamy cheese and tangy tomatoes make the vitamin and iron-rich spinach filling very tempting for kids, while the addition of wheat flour to the batter ensures a go ....
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Recipe# 1861
12 Aug 14

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Open up an exciting new experience of healthy and tasty dining for your kids, with this sumptuous snack of whole wheat pita pockets packed with nutritious patties and laced with tangy curd dressing. The innovative patties used in this delightful dish is made of a nutrient-dense combo of paneer, brok ....
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Recipe# 3516
20 Aug 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Pancakes are an all american breakfast dish. I've specially created this recipe as the lactic acid in the curds is known to stimulate the pancreas to produce insulin which helps to control blood sugar levels. The sweet apple topping is a healthier option to the dollop of butter and drizzle of honey ....
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Recipe# 5685
13 Feb 17

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Mini Nachni and Bajra Khakhra is a crispy snack that is full of Iron and fun! Loaded with iron-rich nachni and Bajra Flour, this snack also scores high ....
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Recipe# 3893
19 Apr 15

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Made with a small assortment of ingredients commonly stocked in Rajasthani households, the Mooli Makai ki Roti is not only unbelievably tasty but also perfectly satiating. While traditionally these rotis are flattened by hand on the tava itself, here we have offered an easier way out, which anybody ....
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Recipe# 5287
17 Nov 10

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Made with a dough of wholesome whole wheat flour and besan bound together with calcium-rich curds, this sumptuous roti is made all the more tasty and healthy by the addition of exciting and nutritious veggies like sweet corn, potatoes and spinach. It is so tasty, you do not even need a dal or subzi ....
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Recipe# 3447
Today

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A great way to use up left-over rice or pulao and create an altogether new recipe. These parathas are very common in Gujarati homes, where the rice left-over from dinner is seasoned further, stuffed into parathas and served for breakfast or lunch the following day. These parathas can be served with ....
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Tava
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 on 06 Mar 18 05:41 PM


my sweet memories
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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
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