Bhindi Tawa Pulao

Bhindi Tawa Pulao

Ingredients

  • Raw rice 2 cups
  • Salt 2 tsp
  • Okra or bhindi ,thinly sliced 400 gms
  • Ghee 3 tbsp
  • Cumin seeds 1 tsp
  • Ginger garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Turmeric 1/2 tsp
  • Red chilli powder 2 tsp
  • Pav bhaaji masala,heaped 2 tbsp
  • Bay leaves 4 nos
  • Tomato paste 2 tbsp
  • Onion sliced thinly 1 nos
  • Spring onions 1/2 cups
  • Coriander leaves chopped 1/4 cups

Directions

First off , soak rice for about 20 minutes .

Boil it till al dente

Drain and keep aside .

In a pan , heat oil and saute onions first .

Add in the ginger garlic paste next and saute for another minute .

Put the tomato paste next .

Add in the rest of the spices along with the salt and saute for another minute .

At this point , add in the thinly sliced okra to it .

Keep the flame on low and simmer it for around another 10-12 minutes or till the raw smell disappears .

Cover it and let it simmer without adding any water .

After 12 minutes , add the cooked rice and stir well .

Cover with a lid again and allow it to simmer for another 5 minutes or so .

Garnish with chopped coriander leaves .

Serve hot as it is or with any pickle or raita of your choice .

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