Tawa Pulao

(Serves 4)

4 cups rice, cooked
3 tablespoons oil
1 teaspoon cumin seeds
2 teaspoons ginger-garlic paste
1-2 green chillies, sliced in half
1 red onion, finely chopped
1 tomato, chopped
¼ cup green peas, shelled
¼ cup carrot, cubed
2 teaspoons pav bhaji masala
½ cup green capsicum, chopped
2 tablespoons chopped corriander
Salt to taste


Heat oil, add cumin seeds and let sizzle.

Add ginger garlic paste, sliced green chillies.
Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

Then add onion followed by tomato and continue to sauté.

Add salt, pav bhaji masala and mix. Also add carrot and green peas. Cook the tawa masala for 4-5 minutes till tomatoes are well cooked.

Add rice to the tawa masala and mix well till it is well coated with the masala.

Then add capsicum and cook for another 1-2 minutes. Squeeze in some fresh lemon juice, mix and garnish with corriander before serving.