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.
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
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.