Kadai Tofu

This Recipe is free from :

 

☒Wheat

☒Peanuts

☒tree nuts

☒dairy

☒casein

☐soy

☒egg

☒sesame

☒fish

☒shellfish

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Ingredients - 

 

  1. Tofu - thick slices or pieces  - 1 cup

  2. Onion - chopped in rough pieces - 1

  3. Capsicum - Finely sliced  - 1 

  4. Tomato - finely sliced - 1

  5. Onion - finely chopped - 1

  6. Tomato - pureed - 2 

  7. Ginger -Garlic paste - 1 TBSP

  8. Coriander seeds - 2 Tsp

  9. Cumin seeds / Jeera - 1 Tsp

  10. Black pepper  - ½ Tsp

  11.  Whole Red chilli - 3-4

  12. Bay leaf - 1

  13. Hing powder - ¼ Tsp

  14. Turmeric powder  - 1 Tsp 

  15. Red chili powder - 1 Tsp 

  16. Vegetable oil - 2 Tsp 

  17. Salt to taste . 

Method - 

 

  1. In a pan add coriander seeds , cumin seeds , black pepper and whole red chillies . Roast on low heat till they just start releasing aroma. Cool the spices and grind them into a coarse powder. 

  2. In a pan or kadai heat 1 Tsp oil . Add hing and bay leaf to it. Add finely chopped onions and saute till they become translucent. Add ginger-garlic paste and saute for another minute or 2 . 

  3. Add tomato puree and saute for 2-3 minutes. Add turmeric powder ,  red chili powder  and salt to taste . Saute for another 2-3  minutes.

  4. Add half of the grinded masala . Saute for 2-3 minutes . Keep the gravy aside.

  5. In another pan , heat 1 Tsp of oil. Add roughly chopped onion and saute for just a minute. Add sliced tomato , sliced capsicum , salt to taste and give the veggies a toss. Do not over cook , maintain the crunchy bite of the capsicum.

  6. Add Tofu  ,  remaining grinded masala and mix lightly . 

  7. Add the veggies to the cooked masala or gravy. Mix well. Garnish with finely chopped cilantro. Serve hot with your choice of paratha or roti.