Tawa Pulao is a popular Mumbai street food and is super easy to make. Leftover rice works best for this recipe and is a super hit with kids too.
Heat water in a pan.
Add peas, carrots and beans and cook till softened.
Drain and keep aside.
Heat butter in a Tawa or Griddle.
Add cumin seeds and let them crackle for a while.
Add onion, ginger, garlic and green chile and fry until onion turns transparent.
Now add tomatoes and capsicum and fry for 2-3 minutes.
Add turmeric powder, red chilli powder, salt and pav bhaji masala and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add little water if required.
Keep mashing the masala while cooking.
Add the boiled vegetables and cooked rice and mix well.
Add lemon juice and fresh coriander and mix well.
Serve hot with raita and papad.
Use a kadai or a deep pan instead of a Tawa to make Tawa Pulao at home.
Use leftover cold rice to make tawa pulao.