This is another simple spinach gravy recipe and it is similar to palak paneer but i used tofu instead of paneer and made this gravy less rich and made it healthy. It is pretty simple to make as well. It is so healthy because it doesn't need any cream in this.
Cooking Time : 35 to 40 mins
Serves : 6
Oil - 2 tsp
Cumin Seeds / Jeerakam - 1 tsp
Cinnamon / Pattai - 3 cm piece
Bay Leaf - 1
Onion - 1 medium size chopped finely
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Green Chillies - 1 chopped
Chilli Powder - 2 tsp
Turmeric Powder / Manjal Podi - 1 tsp
Tofu - 200 grams cubed
Milk or Cream- ½ cup
Cornflour - 1 tsp
Kasuri Methi Leaves - 1 tblspn
For Cooking Spinach:
Spinach / Palak - 4 cups chopped finely
Garlic - 2 cloves
Green Chilli - 1 chopped
Water - ½ cup
Take spinach in a bowl,add in garlic, green chillies,add in half cup of water and boil it for 5 to 7 mins. Now it is cooked, take the leaves along in a blender and puree till smooth. Set aside.
Heat oil in a kadai. Add in cumin seeds, cinnamon and bay leaf and let them sizzle.
Add in onions, green chilliesand saute till golden.
Add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.
Add in all spice powder and mix well.
Now add in spinach puree and mix well. Simmer for 5 to 8 mins.
Add in water and make a gravy.
Add in tofu and mix well. Simmer for few mins.
Add in milk mixed with cornflour and kasuri methi leaves and mix well. Simmer for few mins.
Serve with roti.
|Take spinach in a sauce pan..add green chillies|
|Add garlic to spinach|
|cook for 5 to 6 mins|
|take it in a blender|
|puree it till smooth
|Take all your ingredients|
|Heat oil in a pan, add in whole spices|
|let them sizzle for a min|
|add in onions and green chillies|
|saute them well|
|add in ginger garlic paste|
|saute them for a min|
|add in chilli powder, turmeric powder and garam masala powder|
|mix that around|
|add in pureed spinach|
|mix that well and cook them for couple of mins|
|add in water and bring it to a boil|
|add in cubed tofu|
|season with salt|
|mix well and simmer for 5 more mins|
|Add in kasuri methi leaves|
|add in milk which is mixed with cornflour|
|this will add creamyness and thickens the curry|