Tofu is a great source of protein to include in your meal when you are dieting. This curry is a great sidedish to have wit roti, tofu makes a great substitute for paneer which is not advisable to consume when you are dieting..
Paneer Cashew Curry
Gobi Kofta Curry
Paneer Tikka Masala
Paneer Butter Masala
Preparation Time : 5 mins
Cooking Time : 25 to 30 mins
Tofu / Soya Paneer – 200 grams cubed
Peas – 2 cups (i used fresh)
Tomatoes – 4 large pureed
Oil – 1 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam – 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai – 1 inch piece
Bay Leaf – 1
Ginger Garlic Paste – 1 tblspn
Chilli Powder – 2 tsp
Coriander Powder / Malli Podi – 1 tblspn
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi – 1 tsp
Cumin Powder – 1 tsp
Garam Masala Powder – 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar – to taste
Coriander Leaves a handful finely chopped
Heat oil in a pressure cooker, add in the whole spices and let them sizzle.
Now add in tomatoes and cook till raw smell leaves away.
Now add in the ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
Add in the spice powders except garam masala powder and mix well.
Add in salt and sugar to taste and cook till oil separates from the mix.
Add in water as needed along with tofu and peas. Cover and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Simmer the flame and cook for 5 mins. Turn off the heat and let the steam go all by itself.
Open the cooker, add in garam masala powder and simmer for a min.
Add in coriander leaves and mix well.
Serve with roti.
|I found some fresh peas in my market,
so picked a bunch of them
|look at those, they are like green pearls|
|remove them to a bowl and give a good wash and drain them|
|take roughly chopped tomatoes in a blender|
|puree till smooth|
|Now take your ingredients|
|In a pressure cooker, heat little oil, add in the whole spices|
|once the spices have sizzled, add in pureed tomatoes|
|cook till the raw smell leaves from it|
|add in ginger garlic paste|
|add in the spice powders|
|now it is all done|
|the colour has deepened and oil has separated from it|
|add in peas|
|season with salt|
|add little sugar|
|add in cubed tofu..you can use paneer too|
|now cover it and pressure cook for 1 whistle|
|after 1 whistle, simmer the flame and cook for 5 mins, then
turn off the heat and let the steam escape all by itself.
|now add in garam masala powder|
|add a good amount of the coriander, it gives nice flavour|