Matar Masala Tofu Recipe
This is a low-fat vegan recipe, extremely delicious to taste for those who have already introduced tofu in their daily diet. You can also pack this in your Lunch Box.
This is a low-fat vegan recipe, extremely delicious to taste for those who have already introduced tofu in their daily diet. For others who already know the important nutritional values of tofu but still thinking how to introduce in the main course then this recipe will help them find a way to balance with native Indian taste.
Here it is used as a substitute for paneer recipe. Tofu, a component in Asian cuisine has gained much popularity due to its high protein content that simply help to lose body weight, lowers cholesterol, good source of iron, calcium and antioxidants.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Tofu Recipes for your everyday meals:
- 200 grams Tofu
- 3/4 cups Homemade tomato puree
- 1/4 cup Green peas (Matar)
- 1/2 teaspoon Cumin seeds (Jeera)
- 1 teaspoon Red Chilli powder
- 1/4 teaspoon Turmeric powder (Haldi)
- 1/2 teaspoon Ginger , paste
- 1/8 teaspoon Garam masala powder
- Green peas (Matar) , A handful
- Curry leaves , a few
- 1 1/2 cups Water
- 3 teaspoon Sunflower Oil
- Salt , to taste
How to make Matar Masala Tofu Recipe
To begin making the Matar Masala Tofu Recipe, firstly cut the tofu in cubes.
Take a bowl and mix all the dry masala including red chilli powder, turmeric powder, garam masala powder with 1/4th cup of water. Keep it aside.
Heat a frying pan with 1 teaspoon oil and fry the tofu cubes, then keep it aside.
Add rest of the oil in the same pan, temper with cumin seeds, curry leaves, ginger and masala paste. Fry for a minute.
Add the tomato puree, salt and peas, cook for 5 minutes. As it starts to thicken add salt and tofu cook for few more minutes. Garnish Matar Masala Tofu Recipe with garam masala powder and fresh curry leaves and it is ready to be served.