Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe)

Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe)

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A simple and quick cure for a sudden bout of hunger! you can even toss this up as brunch or supper for kids. But, who needs a tava in this modern ear?

Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe) recipe - How to make Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe)

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 4 servings
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For The Rice (makes Approx. 2 1/4 Cups)
3/4 cup rice (chawal)

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

For The Garnish
4 tbsp grated processed cheese

For the rice

    For the rice
  1. Soak the rice in enough water for 30 minutes and drain well.
  2. Combine the drained rice along with 1½ cups of hot water in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 8 minutes or till the rice is cooked well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Combine the red chillies and garlic along with 1 tbsp of water and grind in a mortar-pestle (khalbhatta) to a coarse paste. Keep aside.
  2. Put the oil in a microwave-safe bowl and microwave on high for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the onions, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  4. Add the prepared chilli-garlic paste, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute.
  5. Add the turmeric powder, capsicum, tomatoes and curds, mix well and microwave on high for 1 minute, stirring once in between after 30 seconds.
  6. Add the cooked rice and salt, mix well and microwave on high for 2 minutes, stirring once in between after 1 minute.
  7. Fill in an aluminium bowl and de-mould.
  8. Serve immediately garnished with cheese.
Nutrient values per serving
Energy223 cal
Protein2.7 g
Carbohydrates25.6 g
Fiber1.7 g
Fat12 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A207.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C14.4 mg
Folic Acid9.1 mcg
Calcium32.2 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium4.2 mg
Potassium44.7 mg
Zinc0.4 mg


Tava Rice ( Microwave Recipe)
 on 17 Nov 15 11:45 AM

Yummy quick and tasty rice. The beauty in this rice is the fab paste of kashmiri red chillies and garlic.