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10 Delicious Recipes To Try On Your Iron Tawa

by Hemant Jain

 10 Delicious Recipes To Try On Your Iron Tawa

If you've recently invested in an iron tawa, you're in for a treat! An iron tawa is a versatile, heavy-duty cooking pan that's commonly used in Indian cuisine. It's perfect for making a wide variety of dishes, from traditional Indian breads like roti and chapati, to dishes like dosa, uttapam and even pancakes. Here are 10 delicious recipes to try on your iron tawa:


These traditional Indian breads are made with wheat flour and are a staple in many Indian households. Simply mix the flour with water and a pinch of salt to form a dough, then roll out the dough and cook it on the iron tawa until it's cooked through. Serve it with a variety of curries, daals or pickles.


A popular south Indian dish that can be made with a variety of lentils and rice, dosa is a type of crepe that's typically served with a variety of chutneys and sambar. To make dosa, grind soaked lentils and rice with spices and water, to form a batter. Then pour the batter on the iron tawa, spreading it out thinly. Cook the dosa on both sides until it's crispy and golden brown.


This is a variation of dosa, thicker and usually with various veggies like onion, tomatoes, peppers added to the batter. The batter is spooned on the tawa and cooked until the veggies are slightly caramelized


Vegetable Upma:
A simple and delicious dish that's perfect for breakfast or brunch. Simply mix together rawa, veggies and a pinch of salt, then pour the mixture on the iron tawa and cook until it's set. Flip and cook the other side.


Tawa Pulao:
Tawa Pulao is a simple and quick one-pan meal where rice and vegetables are cooked together with spices on a tawa. This dish is perfect for lunch or dinner and can be made with a variety of veggies like peas, carrots, and bell peppers.


Tawa Paratha:
This delicious Indian bread is made with a wheat flour dough and cooked on a tawa. It is usually served with butter, yogurt or pickle and perfect for a breakfast or brunch.


Paneer Keema:
This is a classic Indian dish made with ground meat cooked with onions, tomatoes, and a variety of spices on a tawa. It can be enjoyed with roti, rice or even as a filling for sandwiches.


Tawa Masala Paneer:
A simple and delicious dish, perfect for breakfast or brunch. Cook some chopped onions, tomatoes, and spices on the tawa, then crack in some Paneer and cook until set. Serve with some chopped cilantro and a squeeze of lemon for added flavor.


Tawa Pizza:
An Indian twist on a classic dish, use naan or paratha as the base and top it with tomato sauce, cheese, veggies, and meat or any other toppings of your choice, cook it on the tawa till cheese is melted and crust is crispy.


Tawa Fruit Pancakes:
These pancakes are perfect for a healthy breakfast or brunch. Mix together flour, milk, and a pinch of salt, then add in some fresh or frozen fruits of your choice. Cook the pancakes on the tawa until they're golden brown on both sides. Serve with maple syrup or honey.


In conclusion, there are plenty of delicious recipes that you can try on your iron tawa. These recipes are not just traditional Indian dishes but also fusion and modern approach. Whether you're looking for a quick and easy breakfast or a hearty dinner, the iron tawa is a versatile and reliable cooking pan that will help you make a variety of dishes. And don't be afraid to experiment, that's the fun of it! With a little practice and experimentation, you'll be able to create a variety of delicious and healthy meals on your iron tawa. Happy cooking!


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