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Tofu Curry

Indian version of a Tofu dish.....I don't like the raw smell of tofu, therefore I like to sauté tofu before dumping them in tomato gravy. It really takes the "beany" smell.... This dish cooks very quickly and is one of my Saturday meals when I am not in mood of cooking something elaborate, yet healthy :)


Tofu- extra firm - 1 small packet
1 onion [chopped] - chopped
1 tomato - chopped
Corriander powder - 1.5 tsp
Garam masala - 1tsp
Zeera powder - 1tsp
Kashmiri mirch -1tsp
Cumin and mustard seeds - 1 tsp
Salt - to taste
Cooking oil[canola oil] - 2 tbsp

  • Cut open tofu packet, drain water and cut tofu in 1 inch long small pieces
  • Heat 1tbsp oil in a non-stick pan and saute tofy pieces and keep aside
  • In another or same pan , heat 2 tbsp oil, add cumin and mustard seeds and let it crackle
  • sauté onions till they are pinkish and glazed with oil. Add chopped tomatoes and all the dry powders. Sauté well till the powders and tomato gets cooked and don't smell raw.
  • Add the desired amount of water [depends on your consistency] , bring it to boil and add fried Tofu pieces.
  • Cover the pot and let it cook for another 5-10 minutes on medium heat. Adjust for consistency, spices and garnish.
  • Serve it with plain rice or chapati [Roti/Indian flat bread]

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Sarah Naveen said…
curry looks so yummy..
Malar Gandhi said…
Indianized version of tofu' sounds so nice:)
Soma Pradhan said…
Tofu curry looks nice
Looks very tempting....
Looks delicious, nice click. You get tutti fruity in the Indian store or can find it in the baking aisle.
Parita said…
Tofu is very healthy and nutritious, though i am not fond of tofu much but i do try to include in my diet :-)
The curry looks yummm!
Tina said…
spicy and delicious tofu...Nice idea dear...
Sushma Mallya said…
Nice recipe with tofu...looks delicious too
Indrani said…
Tofu curry looks great
Prathibha said…
nice way to eat tofu...curry looks nice..
Oraphan said…
Oh, Yum!!! This tofu curry looks absolutely delicious! I love tofu and I can't wait to give this recipe a try, thanks for sharing;)
Priya said…
Wat a fantastic curry, looks delicious and fabulous!
Laavanya said…
I like spiced up tofu too and I first got my husband to like it by making tofu sambal & tofu scramble.
Looks very yummy.
Padma said…
Looks so colorful and yumm
Shri said…
Not a big of tofu but the color is wanting me to give it a try..Lovely!
heyy renu.. thanks for dropping by my space.....
this tofu curry is new to me...simple and worth a try..
my kitchen said…
Delicious Tofu curry,Do visit my blog when u r free
Renu said…
thank you all for the wonderful comments....Yeah, I myself not a big fan of tofu, just found this way of incorporating this nutritious product in my diet

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