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Quick & Easy Pulav Recipe: Street Style Veg Tawa Pulao

May 07, 2018







A sensational Tawa Pulao recipe straight from the streets of Mumbai. The goodness of veggies is tossed with aromatic basmati rice and topped with paneer and cheese to give you the burst of rich flavours. Watch and learn this delicious recipe by Chef Varun Inamdar in a just few steps.


    2 cups steamed basmati rice
    1/4 cup peas, boiled
    1/4 cup carrots, diced
    1 cup cabbage, diced
    ¼ cup chopped green capsicum
    ¼ cup paneer diced
    For masala
    100 gms butter
    200 gms finely chopped onions
    100 gms finely chopped tomato
    1/2 tsp jeera
    2 nos green chilies
    4 tbsp Kashmiri chili powder
    1 tsp amchur powder
    1 tbsp garlic paste
    1/2 tsp Haldi
    1 tbsp garam masala
    Salt to taste
    Cheese cubes for garnish


Heat a saucepan, add water, salt and let it boil for few minutes .
Wash and soak rice for few minutes.
Add basmati rice to the saucepan and let it cook for few minutes.
Drain off the water and keep it aside. Now, heat butter in a pan, add asafoetida, cumin seeds, onion and saute it well.
Then add chopped vegetables and salt.
Close the lid and let the vegetables cook for 3 – 4 minutes .
Add garam masala, chilli powder, turmeric powder and dry mango powder.
Mix it well, add cooked basmati rice and coriander leaves.
Toss the rice with the masala mixture and close the lid Your tawa pulao is ready to serve.
Top the pulao with paneer and cheese cubes.

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Chef Varun Inamdar is a famous Mumbai-based chef and chocolatier. He is the author of 'Celebrate Life, Food and Wine' and has featured on numerous food shows. He was a Mentor-Guest chef on Master Chef India. Chef Varun is the Brand Ambassador of Ecuadorian cocoa in India.

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