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Yummy Tofu Curry in Indian Style
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Yummy Tofu Curry in Indian Style

This dish is very Indian. Not something very simple but definitely tasty. Rich with tomatoes, peas and Indian spice, it is surely a healthy vegan choice. It is also a colorful and balanced food item that goes well with rice, Indian as well as other breads.

What You Need: 2 medium sized Onions, 2 medium sized tomatoes, ginger paste( 1 tsp), Peas (fresh or frozen) 100 grams, Diced Tofu 100 grams, Vegetable oil – 2 to 3 tsp, salt(1.5 tsp) , red chilli powder(1/2 tsp), turmeric powder(1/3 tsp), garam masala powder(1/2 tsp) (optional), coriander powder(1.5 tsp), finely chopped fresh coriander leaves for garnishing (optional), water

How to Prepare: Peel and chop the onions. Heat cooking oil in a pan for half a minute and add the chopped onions. Let the onions fry while you chop the tomatoes. When onions turn slightly pink, add ginger paste and tomatoes. Keep on low flame and keep stirring. Once the tomatoes become soft, add all the spices (powders mentioned in ingredients) and stir. You will notice a nice fragrance. Add ¼ cup of water and keep on low flame. Now add the peas and stir a little more. After a minute or two, add about 1 to 1.5 cups of water, place the lid and let it cook for 5 minutes. Dice tofu into smaller pieces. Open the lid and check the curry for desired consistency. Add diced tofu and keep on low flame for another 2-3 minutes. This would help the spices penetrate into the tofu pieces. Remove from heat and sprinkle freshly chopped coriander for the best flavor. Serve with rice or bread.

 

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  1. Akanksha
    Akanksha
    Hi friends, I make this at home so feel free to ask any questions. I will try to help out with whatever I know :)
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  2. Carolyn
    Carolyn
    Akanksha, I got up with a cold this morning. This recipe sounds good for lunch! Too bad that I do not have the ingredients at home! LOL! Voted!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Yeah I know. Like I said it is not as simple as my other recipes shared here. Hope you get well soon. Consume lot of vitamin C through fresh fruits/juices if you can (normal room temperature) for your cold. Thanks for reading!
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      1. Carolyn
        Carolyn
        Congratulations for making Top Posts!
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  3. Roopam
    I make this quite often and will second it being tasty:)
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks Roopam! I think deep fried tofu would also be a tastier choice (but not a healthier one!) for this recipe. Have you tried it?
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      1. Roopam
        Sure it will be tasty. I don't generally fry the tofu for this one. It comes out quite well as is. And is healthier:)
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  4. Sheila Ray
    Voted. My husband and I often make naan at home. YUM!
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks Sheila. Yeah, naan would go well with this curry.. I was just looking at the pot pie image on your FB :)
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  5. Spanglish
    Spanglish
    Indian food is one of my favorite foods. I have to admit I have never cooked it at home. Its always such a nice treat to go out to eat. But I will make this and let you know how it comes out. Thanks xo
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    1. Akanksha
      Akanksha
      Thanks for reading Spanglish! Sure I will be looking forward to your update :-) All the best!
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  6. marge201
    Nice soup! I'm going to double the onions and tomatoes, going to use a lot of fresh grated ginger, and add fresh garlic. And serve with quinoa. Can't wait. Thank you!
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