T is for Tofu and T is for Terrific.
Tofu is the only versatile protein which despite of being bland and tasteless converts and adapts with any co-ingredient and absorbs the flavors resulting downright delicious dish.
It's perfect to pair with any cooking method.Firm or silken you don't need to be an expert to cook Tofu.In Indian cooking,tofu is popular replacement for Paneer.
Palak paneer or paneer burji is made with tofu and given the healthy tag.
1 cup firm Tofu,cubed
½ tbsp ginger,chopped
2 green chilies
1 tsp kashmiri chili powder
½ tsp garam masala
¼ tsp kasuri methi
Whole spices:2 cloves,1 cardamom,1 black cardamom
¼ cup low-fat milk
1 tbsp tomato sauce
3 tbsp oil
salt to taste
Heat a tbsp of oil,add the whole spices allow to splutter.Add onion,tomato,ginger and green chilies and cover to cook until mushy.
Remove and let it cool.Blend the mixture to fine paste with little water.
Heat 1 tbsp of oil in the pan,add the blended mixture.Now add the garam masala,tomato sauce and salt to taste.
Bring it to boil,add the tofu and mix well.
Gently stir in the milk and continue stirring until the tofu combines with mixture and oil leaves the sides.You can replace milk with light cooking cream.
Finally add the kasuri methi and gently mix and cook in simmer for another minute.
Serve hot with rotis.