Here’s how ordinary white rice gets extraordinary flavor! Tawa Pulao is a boldly flavored dish prepared in one skillet (tawa).So get out your skillet and get ready for a meal that packs a punch and is sure to please the whole family.
Here’s how ordinary rice gets extraordinary flavor.
Plain rice combined with an assortment of vegetables stir-fried in spicy tomato sauce seasoned with medley of masalas all prepared in one skillet(tawa). The right combination of convenient ingredients and cooked rice make this one-skillet meal absolutely delicious.
The rich color and deep flavor comes from the tomato sauce and masala seasoning, vegetables add a touch of heartiness to this flavorful dish.
This is a meal that packs all the punch into one convenient skillet. So get out your skillet and get ready for a boldly flavored dish that's sure to please the whole family.
Makes - 2 Servings
|Rice||- 4 cups cooked||Cinnamon||- 1 1/2” inch stick|
|Onion||- 1 medium chopped||Ginger Garlic Paste||- 1 tsp|
|Tomatoes||- 2 chopped||Cloves||- 3|
|Vegetables||- 1/2 cup chopped (carrots, peas, potatoes)||Fennel seeds||- 1/2 tsp (optional)|
|Garam Masala||- 1 tsp||Bay leaf||- 1 leaf|
|Chili Powder||- 1- 2 tsp||Cilantro||- 1 handful chopped|
|Corriander Powder||- 1 tbsp||Oil||- 4 -5 tbsps|
|Salt||- to taste|
Heat oil in a skillet; add cloves, cinnamon, fennel seeds and bay leaf. Wait till they are aromatic and splutter a little
Add chopped onions and cook till soft and translucent
Add ginger garlic paste and sauté for a minute
Then add the vegetables and continue to cook till they become soft and tender
Add tomatoes to the skillet, mix together, and cook for couple of minutes. Then close a lid on the skillet so the tomatoes can let out the juices and become soft
If it is getting thick too soon, you can sprinkle some water as the tomatoes cook
Open the lid, add all the powders, garam masala, cilantro, salt and mix together
Alternatively, you can use pav bhaji masala for garam masala
Let it cook till it forms a thick gravy consistency. Taste to check salt and spices
Now, add cooked rice and mix together to coat the rice evenly. Let it sit on heat for few more minutes so the rice can absorb the flavors
Turn off heat, garnish with cilantro, chopped onions,slice of lime and serve hot with cool raita