Tofu Palak

Quick , easy , simple , healthy ... not enough words to describe this one.

Ingredients - 

1. Palak / Spinach - 1 Packet / bunch

2. Onion - finely chopped -  1/2

3. Tomato - finely chopped - 1

4 ginger garlic paste -  1 TBSP

5. Turmeric powder - 1/4 Tsp

6. Red chilli powder - 1/2 Tsp

7. coriander- cumin powder - 1 Tsp

8. Garam Masala powder- 1 Tsp

9. Asafoetida - 1/4 Tsp

10. tofu - medium size pieces -  1 cup

11. Vegetable oil - 1 TBSP

12. Salt to taste.

13. Water -  1 cup

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Method - 

InstaPot

1. Instapot on saute mode. Add oil. Once hot add Asafoetida .

2. Add onions . Saute till translucent.

3. Add ginger-garlic paste . Saute for couple of minutes.

4. Add tomatoes and pinch of salt. Saute till tomatoes get nicely mushy.

5. Add turmeric powder , red chili powder , coriander-cumin powder , garam masala powder. Mix well.

6. Add spinach leaves. Mix well.

7. Close lid . Pressure cooker mode for 6 minutes. Steam sealed.

8. Release the steam. Get the pot out. Let it settle for couple of minutes. Blend in a smooth  puree using a hand blender alternatively you can blend it in a blender, but for that you need to cool down the mixture . 

9. Put insta pot on saute mode low. Add Tofu and adjust salt. Add water to adjust consistency.

10. Boil fo 4-5 minutes. Serve hot with roti or rice.

Kadai - 

1. Pressure cook spinach in pressure cooker for 1 whistle. Once cool down blend in a smooth puree using a hand blender or mixer.

2. In a pan add oil. Once hot add Asafoetida .

3. Add onions . Saute till translucent.

4. Add ginger-garlic paste . Saute for couple of minutes.

5. Add tomatoes and pinch of salt. Saute till tomatoes get nicely mushy.

6. Add turmeric powder , red chili powder , coriander-cumin powder , garam masala powder. Mix well.

7. Add spinach puree. Mix well.

8.  Add Tofu and adjust salt. Add water to adjust consistency.

9. cook for 4-5 minutes on medium flame.