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Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Palak Tofu / Saag Tofu


Palak Tofu / Saag Tofu, Tofu cooked in Curried Spinach, a healthy side dish that goes well with Naan / Roti / Saffron rice.

Serves: 2

Ingredients:
  • Baby Spinach - 2 cups
  • Sugar - pinch
  • Tofu (Sprouted Tofu) - 12 cubes (1 inch size)
  • Onion - 1 
  • Tomato - 1
  • Cumin seeds - 1 tsp
  • Asafotieda - 1/2 tsp
  • Ginger Garlic paste -1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder - 1/2 tsp
  • Red Chilly powder - 1 tsp
  • Coriander powder - 1 tsp
  • Cumin powder -  1 tsp
  • Garam masala - 1 tsp
  • Milk - 1/4 cup
  • Dry Fenugreek leaves/ Kasoori methi - 1 tbsp

Method:


  1. Microwave Spinach with 1 cup water and sugar for 5 mins
  2. Strain water (retain the water) and coarsely blend spinach
  3. Heat pan, add oil, fry tofu till its golden brown on all sides and set aside
  4. In same pan, add little more oil and fry cumin seeds, asafotieda, chopped onion, salt to taste and cook till onion is translucent
  5. Now add ginger-garlic paste and cook till raw smell subsides
  6. Add chopped tomato and fry for couple of mins
  7. Now add spice mix ( turmeric powder, red chilly powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and garam masala) and cook till oil separates
  8. Now add water used for cooking spinach with milk 
  9. Add fried tofu, cover and cook for 5 mins
  10. Add crushed kasoori methi / fenugreek leaves and serve with saffron rice
Note: Tofu can be substituted with Panner for Saag Panner / Palak Panner.

9 comments:

  1. Delicious and very healthy dish.

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  2. delicious looking curry recipe. love it

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  3. That's one delicious and healthy dish

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  4. wow.looks really just mouth watering.perfectly done.......great job....
    MAHA

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  5. Delicious looking saag, sounds so yummy n healthy.

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  6. Thatz what I call comfort food:-) Lovely!

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  7. It's an vegan twist to the normal recipe....looks yum...

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  8. We just blogged about this recipe at www.ibeafoodie.wordpress.com

    Thanks so much for providing such a healthy and flavorful dish!

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