Sunday, October 22, 2017

Posted by Mala at 12:00:00 AM 11 comments

Tava Pulav a very very famous Mumbai street food...You can see the Pav bhaji vendors..quickly mixing in some Pav bhaji mix and tossing the pulav. It is quite an easy pulav, no grinding job.....
That too..if you have some left over basmati rice, work becomes easier....
Please check my Glossary for any unknown terms.

Basmati rice - 2 cups
Onion - 1, chopped fine
Tomatoes - 3, chopped fine
Green bell pepper - 1, chopped fine
Carrots - 2, chopped
Shelled peas - 2 cups
Pav bhaji masala - 2 tbsps
Ginger-garlic paste - 2 tsps
Salt to taste
Coriander/cilantro leaves for garnishing

To Season
Cooking oil - 2 tbsps
Ghee - 1 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin - 2 tsps

Recipe Cuisine: North Indian street food; Category: Lunch/dinner
Prep time: 15 mts; Cooking time: 10 mts

Serves 6

Cooked basmati rice getting cooled

In a broad pan, take oil and ghee, season jeera/cumin seeds

Toss in the chopped onions and ginger-garlic paste

Then the chopped bell peppers

chopped tomatoes now

Mix and saute everything

Now add the pav bhaji masala powder

Now, add the half-cooked carrots and peas. You can previously cook them for one whistle or cook in a microwave steamer for 5 minutes.

Salt to taste

Now, add the cooled rice

Mix well on high flames.

Serve this simple, easy and quick Pulav with some chips or raita of your choice, or  a bowl of curds.

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