Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Kadai Tofu

I like to use Tofu (Bean Curd) in my cooking. It is a healthy substitute for Paneer and there is no major taste difference.

I love making Kadai Panner with Tofu as the substitute for Paneer. Here is the recipe for Kadai Paneer.

Coriander seeds (dhania)- 3 teaspoons
Dry red chillies- 2
Garlic- 1 teaspoon finely chopped
Green peppers- 2
Tomatoes- 4
Coriander leaves
Tofu - Extra Firm- diced
Turmeric- 1 teaspoon
Kasoori Methi ( Dry fenugreek leaves)- 1 teaspoon

  • Dry roast the coriander seeds and coarsely grind the coriander seeds and dry red chillies.
  • Add 2 teaspoons of oil in a pan and fry the coarsely ground coriander seeds and dried red chillies.
  • Add garlic and add finely chopped tomatoes. Add 1 teaspoon of turmeric powder and salt. Cook till the tomatoes become mushy.
  • In a separate pan, add 2 teaspoons of oil and fry the diced tofu pieces. Remove and set aside.
  • Fry the chopped green peppers and add the green peppers and tofu to the tomatoes.
  • Let it cook for 5 more minutes.
  • Add 1 teaspoon Kasoori Methi and stir.
  • Garnish with coriander leaves and serve.

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At September 24, 2008 at 7:24 PM , Blogger Vee said...

oohh thanks for this recipe. I loveee tofu! :) usually i make tofu stir fry and eat it with jeera rice. you should try it sometime.

At September 24, 2008 at 9:57 PM , Blogger Ramya said...


Thanks. I love tofu too..Do you marinate the tofu and eat with jeera rice? I will try it this time- I bought a huge block of organic tofu for 99c at a Farmers market!


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