Wednesday, 26 October 2016

Simple Rice Recipe- Tawa Rice

Simple Lunch or Dinner Recipe

Tawa Rice

Tasty Food Simple Rice recipe
Tawa Rice with Raita

This is one more rice recipe which is a popular Mumbai street food. Tawa pulao is normally made on tawa or can be made in non stick pan too. Its amazing to see the street side vendors how quick and easily they make this tasty food in a huge hot tawa. This dish can be made with left over rice. Can use this as a simple lunch or simple dinner recipe. Try this spicy recipe, I bet you will enjoy a lot.

You need to boil your veggies beforehand. Pav bhaji masala is a must for this dish.

Preparation  time 30 minutes
Cooking time 15 minutes
Serves 2 to 3 persons


Cooked rice ( basmati rice) 1 cup
2 to 3 drops of oil
4 cups water
 Salt as required. 
This is for cooking the rice.

Now for tawa masala
Onion 1(finely chopped)
Ginger/Garlic paste 1 tablespoon
Green capsicum 1(finely chopped)
Tomatoes 2 medium sized( finely chopped)
Red chilly powder 1/4 teaspoon
Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon
Pav bhaji masala 2 teaspoon
Vegetable oil or butter 2 tbsp
Carrot 1 (finely chopped)
Peas 1/2 cup, both fresh or frozen are fine
1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice
Salt as required
Coriander leaves for garnishing.


Wash the rice grains properly and soak it in clean water for half an hour
Drain water and wash again. Add 4 cups of water to the rice bring to boil. 
Add salt and oil. Cover and cook the rice till rice grains are cooked well(but the rice should be separate also). So don't overcook the rice. 
Check in between. In a strainer add the cooked rice and allow the water to drain away. Gently fluff the rice with a spoon or fork and keep aside. 

Now we will make the masala. Take a non stick pan and heat oil. 
Add the chopped onion, fry for 1 to 2 min and add  ginger/garlic paste. 
Stir till the raw smell goes. In the meantime boil the chopped carrot and peas. 
Drain and keep aside. 
Add the tomatoes and capsicum in the fried ginger/garlic masala, stir for a while and add the boiled veges. 
Stir for 1 to 2minutes and add the turmeric powder, red chilly powder and pay bhaji masala(powder). 
SautĂ© the whole mixture till the oil starts separating from the sides. 
Add the rice and gently mix with the masala. 
Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot with tomato or onion raita.