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Tawa Pulao Recipe

Tawa pulao recipe, Mumbai style tawa, easy rice recipe infused with pav bhaji flavours. Gluten-free vegetarian rice recipe ready in 30 Minutes.
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Course: Main Course, meal
Cuisine: Indian, indian cuisine
Keyword: fried rice, rice, rice recipes
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 262kcal
Author: Rekha Kakkar


  • 2.5 Cups Cooked rice cooked
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • Ginger Paste
  • cup Green Bell Peppers
  • cup Red Bell Peppers
  • 1 cup Tomatoes
  • ½ cup chopped Onion
  • 1 cup Fresh Peas
  • 2 Green Chillies
  • cup Carrot
  • ½ cup Potato
  • 2-3 cube Butter/Oil
  • 1 Teaspoon Lemon Juice
  • 1-2 Teaspoon Pav Bhaji Masala
  • 1 Teaspoon Tomato Sauce
  • 1 Teaspoon Green chilli sauce
  • Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder
  • 50 grams Cheddar Cheese
  • Coriander Leaves


  • Add butter in a pan and splutter 1 small teaspoon cumin seeds in it.
  • Add 1 chopped onion, ginger paste and saute it until the onion is golden brown
  • Add finely chopped green chillies and carrot in the pan along with red and green bell peppers.
  • Add boiled potatoes (cut into pieces), fresh peas in the pan and mash them.
  • Allow the food to saute for 5 minutes. After 5 minutes add chopped tomatoes in them.
  • Pour 1 small teaspoon tomato  sauce, green chilli sauce and mix them well. Add salt to taste.
  • Mix all the ingredients well. Add 1 small teaspoon of red chilli powder and 1 teaspoon of pav bhaji masala in the pan. Allow them to cook.
  • It is time to add rice (fresh or leftover ) and mix well.
  • Add grated cheddar cheese in the pan and squeeze some lemon juice in them.
  • Sprinkle some coriander leaves in the cheesy tawa Pulao .
  • Garnish it with fresh yogurt.



Calories: 262kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 184mg | Potassium: 486mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 4712IU | Vitamin C: 54mg | Calcium: 137mg | Iron: 2mg