Ingredients : Rice - 1 glass
Capsicum – 1no
Tomatoes – 2 nos
Onion – 1no
Ginger- 2 tsp
Garlic – 4 tsp
Red chili pd – 1 tsp
Turmeric powder- ½ tsp
Pav bhaji masala – 1tsp
Garam Masala – 1tsp
Cumin seeds – ½ tsp
Sugar - 1tsp
Butter / oil – 3 tblsp
Mix veggies – Carrot, Peas, Cauliflower, Potato – 2 cups
Lemon juice – juice of 1 lemon
a few chopped coriander leaves salt as required
Method : Cook the rice till the rice grains are cooked well.The rice grains should be separate also cooked well.Steam the Mix veggies till they are cooked well .
In a pan melt the butter/ oil . Add the cumin and fry them till they get browned.add the finely chopped onions and saute till translucent. Add the ginger and garlic and saute till the raw aroma goes away.
Then add the finely chopped tomatoes and capsicum/bell pepper.
Stir and add all the spice powders - turmeric, red chili powder , Garam Masala and pav bhaji masala and sugar.
Stir again and saute the whole mixture till you see butter releasing from the sides.
Add the mix veggies at this point and the cooked basmati rice and gently mix the veggies with the rice.
garnish with coriander leaves and sprinkle some lemon juice on the tava pulao.
serve tava pulav hot with onion tomato raita or cucumber raita or plain yogurt accompanied with papad and pickle.