Tawa Pulao / Mumbai Street Style Veg Tava Pulav / Indian Street Food

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Jan. 26, 2017

Tawa Pulao or Tava Pulav, a popular street style rice dish, synonymous to Pav Bhaji. This Mumbai Style Veg Pulao is quick easy to make, and the taste of street food lingers all tastebuds. Make this Tawa Pulao Recipe at your home for lunch, supper or dinner, and share how it goes for you :)


Oil 1 Teaspoon
Butter 2 Tablespoon
Capsicum 1/2 , chopped
Onions 2 , chopped
Carrot 1 , chopped
Green chili 2 , chopped
Ginger piece 1 Inch , chopped
Tomatoes 4 , chopped
Salt To Taste
Boiled potatoes 3/20 Cup (2.4 tbs)
Boiled peas 3/20 Cup (2.4 tbs)
Boiled cauliflower 3/20 Cup (2.4 tbs)
Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
Pav bhaji masala 2 Teaspoon
Kasoori methi 1/4 Teaspoon
Red chili paste 1 Teaspoon (mixed with 4 tbsp water)
Raw rice 2 Cup (32 tbs) , (soaked for 15 mins, then boiled till ¾ done, strained and cooled to room temp.
Coriander leaves 2 Tablespoon , chopped finely
Lemon juice 1/2 Teaspoon



1. Heat up a tawa, add in the butter and the oil. Once hot, add in the onions, capsicum, carrots, green chili and ginger and cook for a minute.

2. Add in the chopped tomatoes & salt, and cook for 3-4 minutes. Next goes in the boiled potatoes, peas, cauliflower along with the red chili powder, pav bhaji masala and kasoori methi and cook for 4-5 minutes.

3. Add in the red chili paste and stir well, next add in rice, coriander leaves, lemon juice and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes.


4. Serve hot!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 4

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 482Calories from Fat 77

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 9 g13.8%

Saturated Fat 4 g20%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 355 mg14.79%

Total Carbohydrates 91 g30.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 10 g20%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet