Tawa Vegetables Recipe - Mix vegetable sauted in indian masalas.

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Main Ingredients : Brinjals (बैंगन), Bitter gourd (karela) (करेला)

Cuisine : Hyderabadi

Course : Main Course_Veg

Tawa Vegetables

Hindi: baingan
Also called by names like aubergine and eggplant, this purple hued fleshy vegetable is a versatile thing and fun to cook with. Dish-up a very traditional bharta with it, bake a lasagna with parmesan and eggplant or just fry it for a great accompaniment with dal-chawal, brinjal is versatile. To choose one without seeds, pick the lighter one with a smooth shiny skin.

You can also find more Main Course_Veg recipes like Sukhi Arbi Ki Sabzi, Andhra Mashed Brinjal, Dahi Wala Bhein Aloo , Lauki Kofta. Or try out these recipes from Hyderabadi like Bhare Baghare Tamatar, Paya Soup, Bhuna Gosht, Chilli Chicken Tomato Pulao.

Tawa Vegetables Recipe - how to make Tawa Vegetables


Prep Time : 16-20 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Medium


  • Brinjals slit into four4 small

  • Bitter gourd (karela) coere, halved and cut into four2 medium

  • Ladyfingers (bhindi) slit into four8

  • Parwar slit into four4 medium

  • Tindli slit into four8

  • Baby potatoes boiled8

  • Button onions 8

  • Button mushrooms slit into four8

  • Onions chopped2 medium

  • Oil 3 tablespo to deep fry

  • Onions chopped

  • Ginger chopped1 1/2 inch pieces

  • Fresh coriander leaves chopped2 teaspoons

  • Green chillies deseeded & chopped3-4

  • Pav bhaji masala 4 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato puree 8 tablespoons


Step 1

Heat a tawa. Heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry brinjals and bitter gourds. Put three tablespoons of oil on the tawa and when it is hot add chopped onions and sauté till browned.

Step 2

Add ginger and continue to sauté. Drain brinjals and karelas and deep-fry bhindi, parwars and tindlis. Drain. Add a little water to the tawa and continue to sauté. Keep the fried vegetables on the rim of the tawa.

Step 3

Deep-fry baby potatoes, button onions and mushrooms one after the other. Drain and keep them on the rim of the tawa. Add chopped green chillies to the onion mixture and sauté.

Step 4

Take a little of each vegetables into the masala in the center of the tawa for making one portion of tawa vegetable. Add one teaspoon of pav bhaji masala, salt, two tablespoons of tomato puree, a little water and mix. Cook for three to four minutes and serve hot.

Step 5

Repeat for the remaining three portions. Garnish with coriander leaves and serve hot.

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