I served Tawa Pulao with Pomegranate Raita and the dish was a complete knockout-----
- Boiled Rice - 1 large cup
- Tomato - 2
- Onion - 1 to 2
- Carrot,Potato- 1 cup
- Capsicum - 1/2 cup
- Green peas ( fresh/frozen) - handful
- Cardamom- 2 to3 pods
- Mace - a little
- Cloves - 3
- Fennel seeds - 1 tsp
- Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp
- Pav Bhaji Masala - 2 tsp
- Garam Masala or Kitchen King Masala - 1 tsp (optional)
- Lemon juice - 1tsp
- Finely chopped coriander leaves - For garnish
- Butter - 1 to 2 tbsp
- Salt - as per taste
How did i do it:-
Boil the sliced carrots/potatoes/green peas n set aside.
Wash rice well and drain.Cook rice in a pot or pressure cooker and keep aside.
Heat butter in a kadai or a heavy bottomed pan, add fennel seeds and as they splutter, add mace, cloves and the seeds of cardamom along with ginger-garlic paste and saute well.
Add sliced onions, and saute till they turn translucent.
Add chopped tomatoes along with salt and let it cook for a while. Now add Pav Bhaji Masala and cook till oil separates.
Add the boiled vegetables and let the mix simmer for a while so that the vegetables absorb the spice.
Add chopped capsicum and cook till done.Finally add cooked rice,lemon juice, salt, garam masala / kitchen king masala and mix them all in low heat
Garnish with chopped coriander and Serve hot with pomegranate Raita
Sending this to Torview's Food Palette- Red Event