Avocado Tawa Pulao

Prep: 15 min Cook: 10 min Number of Portions: 4

Tawa pulao is a spicy treat and almost any meat or vegetable can be added. Delicate Avocados added towards the finishing of the pulao blends into the masala rice and gives a bright colour and nutrition to the dish.


Avocado (firm and ripe) - 3 nos
Rice basmati Boiled - 4cups
Oil - 1/4 cup
Cumin - 1 tbl spn
Garlic chopped - 1 tbl spn
Ginger chopped - 1 tbl spn
Onion chopped - 3/4 cup
Green chilly chopped - 1 no
Turmeric - 1/2 tsp
Red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Tomatoes chopped - 1 cup
Capsicum chopped 1. 1/2 cup
Mint leaves - 1 cup
Brown onion - 1 cup


  • Run a sharp knife from the top of the avocado in a circular motion. Slightly twist the avocado and separate the halves. Remove the seed and discard it. Peel off the hard skin and cut the avocado into very small dices.
  • On a tawa/pan pour oil and add cumin. Once it crackles add chopped garlic, ginger, green chilly. Saute for a minute and add chopped onions. Saute till transparent. Now add chopped green capsicum and saute for another minute.
  • Now add turmeric, red chilly powder and coriander powder, saute and add 2 tbl spn of water so that spices do not burn off. Now add chopped tomatoes and saute till tomatoes wilt.
  • Now add boiled rice that has been cooled. And mix with flat spatulas. At this time add salt, mint leaves and brown onions. Mix well and sprinkle the chopped avocados. Toss and serve immediately.

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