Easy Lunch Ideas – Vegan Sloppy Joes

Vegan food can be quite healthy and delicious. Here is my take on sloppy joes. It’s easy to prepare, quick and flavourful.
Give it a try today.

Ingredients/ Method

1 cup onions
2-3 cloves of garlic
1 cup Mushrooms
1 cup of Red pepper
2 cups stewing tomatoes
350 gms of Tofu
1 tsp cumin powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp red chilli powder
1/2 tsp seasoning pepper
2-3 tbsp oil

Method
Heat oil in the pan. Add onions and garlic. Add salt and red chilli powder. Mix well and fry for 2 mins.
Add mushrooms and red peppers. Add Tofu. Mix it well. Add Cumin and tomatoes. Let everything cook for 4-5 mins. Finish off with seasoning pepper.
Pour on a bun. Top up with pickled onions and avocados and enjoy.

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New Delhi Tofu Peas Curry Recipe – Indian Vegetarian Food

Tofu Peas Curry Recipe

 

Simple, Healthy and Flavourful, this Tofu Peas curry is easy to prepare and is gluten free. Enjoy it with Roti, Rice or naan. Tofu is a great substitute for Paneer and more nutritious. While Paneer is Dairy, Tofu is protein so another great reason to try this dish.

Ingredients:

350 gms Firm Tofu
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
2 onions(small) or 1 large
1 tsp coriander seeds ( we crush and use them in our recipe to get maximun flavour)
2 tbsp julienned ginger
2-3 cloves of garlic finely chopped or minced
1 tsp fennel seeds ( i cursh it with coriander seeds and add it in the wok)
3-4 medium size chopped tomatoes
1 tsp red chilli flakes (optional)
1 tsp salt
1 tsp turmeric
1 cup peas
1/2 tsp vinegar
1/2 tsp Garam Masala
1 cup peas
1-2 cups water
2-3 tbsp oil for cooking and some for sauteeing Tofu
4-5 stalks of cilantro leaves( coriander chopped) for garnish

Method:

1. Cut Tofu into bite size pieces and saute in some oil until golden brown. Set aside.
2. Heat 2-3 tbsp oil in a wok. Fry cumin, fennel and coriander for 30 secs and add onions, ginger and garlic. Mix well and add salt, turmeric and red chilli flakes.
3. Cook until onions are golden brown. Once masala looks ready, add tomatoes and peas. Cook until tomatoes are tender.( would be another 4-5 mins)
4. Add water and bring it to boil. Add tofu pieces and let them simmer in the curry for 3-4 mins. Add Garam masala and top off with Cilantro leaves.

Serve with Roti, Paratha, Naan or Rice.

 

Easy Tofu Mushroom Fry- Indian Recipe

Tofu Mushroom fry

Combine Pan- Fried Tofu with Masala Mushrooms cooked with Indian spices, onions and tomatoes and you get this delicious and easy side dish which can be enjoyed with Roti, Paratha, rice or with your favourite kind of bread. Try it on its own for a tasty, light snack. Throw it over noodles and take it for lunch. 

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Ingredients/ Method
200 gms Tofu
7-8 mushrooms
1 thinly sliced onion
2 large tomatoes
2-3 inch piece of ginger julienned
4 tbsp oil ( 2 for pan-frying tofu, 2 for mushrooms)
1/2 tsp mustard seeds
1 tbsp soy sauce
Salt ( per taste), we recommend 1/2 to 1 tsp
1 tsp curry powder
Cilantro for garnish
1/2 tsp red chilli flakes and 1/2 tsp Turmeric

– Begin by pan-frying tofu until its golden brown.
-Once they are golden, set them aside
– In another pan, heat 2 tbsp oil and once hot, add mustard seeds.
– Add onions, ginger, soy sauce, salt, turmeric and red chilli flakes.
– Once onions are brown, add mushrooms. mix well and fry for 3-4 mins. 
– Add tomatoes and let them become tender. Add Tofu. Stir with other components. Give it 2-3 mins. 
– Add curry powder and garnish with cilantro leaves. 
Serve with rice, roti or noodles.