Quick Tava Rice

Quick Tava Rice

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Ready in a jiffy, this quick tava rice is a meal in its own right, with loads of fresh and crunchy veggies, tomatoes and curds for tang and texture, and red chillies for a dash of spice. A quick garnish of grated cheese makes it sumptuous too!

Quick Tava Rice recipe - How to make Quick Tava Rice

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2 cups cooked rice
3 whole dry kashmiri red chillies , broken into pieces
3 garlic (lehsun) cloves
3 tbsp oil
1/2 cup thinly sliced onions
1/2 cup thinly sliced capsicum
1/2 cup chopped tomatoes
1/4 tsp turmeric powder (haldi)
2 tbsp fresh curds (dahi)
salt to taste

For The Garnish
2 tbsp grated processed cheese

  1. Combine the red chillies and garlic along with little water and grind in a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta) to a smooth paste. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the oil on a non-stick tava (griddle), add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the chilli-garlic paste and sauté on a medium flame for another 30 seconds.
  4. Add the capsicum, tomatoes, turmeric powder and curds and sauté on a medium flame for 1 more minute.
  5. Add the cooked rice and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Serve immediately garnished with cheese.
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Quick Tava Rice
 on 10 Apr 19 01:43 PM

everybody liked it. The flavor was amazing.
Tarla Dalal
10 Apr 19 06:31 PM
   Hi Komal, Happy to know you liked the recipe. Do try more and more recipes and share with us your feedback. Happy Cooking!
Quick Tava Rice
 on 17 Apr 15 04:18 PM

The chilli garlicky flavor added to the rice makes the rice so appetizing. Crunchy capsicum juicy tomatoes, and melted cheese on top, wow, so yummy it taste, you dont need any accompaniment with it.
Quick Tava Rice
 on 29 May 12 11:26 AM

The chilli garlic paste makes the rice taste great. It's the kasmiri red chillies with garlic which make you want to keep eating this awesome rice.
Quick Tava Rice
 on 10 Nov 11 11:56 AM

This is sooo easy to make and simply delicious. The colour combination and the taste are great! This can even be made with left over rice. My firends and family loved this recipe. Worth a try !