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Feb 19, 2008

Spicy Tofu subzi - tofu recipes- Indian style

tofu dishes
Tofu or soybeancurd is a highly nutritious food ,rich in protein and a good source of B vitamins, iron and calcium. It is low in saturated fats and contains no cholesterol.
I personally did not find it as tasty as paneer,especially the last time when I made minced tofu (similar to paneer bhurji). This time , I fried them and added the required spices. It sure tasted quite good .It makes a good spicy side dish for chapatis.

tofu subji
Ingredients-

Firm Tofu - 100gms
Spinach- 1 cup(finely chopped) I used baby kailan.
onion- 2 finely chopped
Tomatoes - 1 big
Ginger garlic green chillies paste- 1 tsp
Jeera/cumin - 1tsp
Turmeric powder - 1tsp
Cinnamon stick- 1
bay leaves
cloves
Oil for frying
Salt
Method -
Cut the tofu into small cubes. Add salt,mix properly and leave it for sometime.Then fry them in 2tbsps of oil till they become light brown in colour. Leave them on a tissue paper to absorb the excess oil. In 2tsps oil, add jeera, cinnamon,cloves and bayleaves. Add the ginger garlic green chillies paste and then the onion till they turn translucent.Add turmeric powder and salt.Mix in the tomatoes and spinach. Add the fried tofu and mix well. Cook them properly. Usually tofu has a good ability to absorb the spices added to it.
Serve hot with chapati.

5 comments:

vimmi said...

What a vibrant colored vegetable, and so healthy. I too am not too fond of tofu, but after looking at this recipe, will give it another try.

Dhivya said...

wow..never heard abt this one...pic looks yummy and delicious...east to cook also..eill try them for sure

sandhya said...

i like tofu, i use it in thai curries. Next time will surely try this way. Sounds delicious.

delhibelle said...

I make tofu sabzi almost the same except adding kailan.This looks so good, will surely try this next time:)

Naina said...

I like this recipe a lot. I've recently developed this real love for tofu and I will definitely make this.

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