Monday, July 2, 2012

Instant Tawa Rice

When you are really very tired and bored of making instant and tasty recipes, this will be the best choice. If you have leftover rice, this becomes even more easy. Even leftover rice can be used to make this recipe. The cheese you add in the final will melt in the heat on this recipe and will taste delicious.

The time consuming factor is just chopping the vegetables. Once its ready, your dish is ready within minutes. You can have this just as it is and you can have raitha to make even more delicious. Even appalam/pappad/fryums will make great comibination.


Basmati rice - 3 cups (cooked)
Mixed Vegetables - 1 cup (finely chopped carrot, beans, capsicum)
Onion - 1 (chopped lengthwise)
Garlic - 2 or 3 cloves (finely chopped)
Tomato - 1 (cut to small cubes)
Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
Curd/Yogurt - 1/2 cup
Shredded Cheese - 1/4 cup
Salt - to taste
Oil - 2 tbsp


1) Heat a tawa and add oil. Add lengthwise chopped onion.

2) Saute it for a minute and add finely chopped garlic.

3) Then add the tomatoes.

4) Then add the vegetables.

5) Saute it for about 2 mins and add turmeric and chilli powder. Also add the salt.

6) Mix it well and add the curd.

7) Once the vegetables are tender, add the cooked rice.

8) Finally add the shredded cheese.

Tawa rice is ready in minutes.


  1. looks very easy to prepare..

  2. Yummy! I love tawa rice, especially along with pav bhaji...A complete meal with so many veggies..nice pics. :)

  3. Tawa rice garnished with cheese sounds interesting...rice looks yummy!!
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  4. Oh cheese is my weakness, nice idea of adding cheese, Sure it tastes delicious

  5. Good One !

  6. nice rice.. very tempting..

  7. Cheese and rice .. love the combination!

  8. wow...looks yummy and very easy...Love the addition of cheese...

  9. mouthwatering tawa rice... nice one

  10. wow.. so easy and tempting rice..

  11. Dear Kavitha, you have a gift! You make veggies look so tasty that I prefer them over a meat dish :)


  12. i like rice and green pea :)

  13. First time on your site, won't be the last time. Great collection and presentation

  14. Shall be def making this......u have a great collection here


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