You need –
- Tofu – 150 grams, cut into thick strips
- Bell peppers – 2 small, chopped into chunks (I used Green and yellow peppers)
- Onions – 1 medium, sliced
- Tomatoes – 1 large, finely chopped
- ginger- garlic paste – 1.5 teaspoons
- Paprika – 1 teaspoon
- Dried fenugreek leaves – 2 teaspoons
- Whole spices –
- Coriander seeds – 2 tablespoons
- Red dried chilies – 3-4 or to taste
- Cloves – 1
- Cumin seeds – 1/4 teaspoon
- Peppercorn – 1/4 teaspoon.
- Cardamom – 1
- Cinnamon – 1 small stick
- Fresh coriander leaves – to garnish
- Oil – as required
- Salt to taste
How to –
Blend to fine powder all the ingredients under “Whole spices”. Pan fry the Tofu slices till light golden on both side.
Heat the oil in a kadai/skillet, add the dry spice powder, paprika and sauté till fragrant.
Add the onions and cook till translucent. Add garlic-ginger, tomato and salt. cook for 3-4 minutes or till the oil start to separate.
Tip in the Tofu, fenugreek leaves. Turn the heat to high and mix well for about 3-4 minutes. Add about 1/4 cup of hot water.reduce the heat to medium-low for 4-5 minutes or till the gravy is thick stirring frequently.
Turn off the heat and serve hot with Indian flat bread or rice.
34 thoughts on “Kadai Tofu”
Tofu and capsicums are good combo ..
Kadai tofu looks absolutely perfect
Looks good. 🙂 Have never tried tofu. Will try with this recipe. 🙂
kadai tofu looks very delicious and inviting
Mouthwatering and irresistible tofu curry…
Tempting tofu . Looks yummy
my type of food.. Looks great.. Must try
Thanks Rekha, a block of tofu has been staring at me since a few days in the refrigerator. Was wondering what to make with it. Now I know what to make- kadai tofu:-))
Healthy and looks so restauranty
I have tried Tofu manchurian (dry gravy) once and it was great! I bet this version wud also be yummmy…
Kadai tofu looks yummm.
Tempting and delicious tofu..
this looks so yum… a couple of chapathis and i will have a happy tummy!!! 🙂
A mouthwatering dish and great way of preparing tofu!
yummy and delicious tofu… came out well
That dried fenugreek leaves is something I have been trying to buy but seems I can't find, maybe I don't even know how it looks like. I will keep trying to buy it. I adore the variety of spices for the lovely spicy flavors we just love. We do consume lot of tofu and this is one dish I shall make soon. Happy Diwali to everyone at home and your good-self.
yummy dish…perfectly made ….nice presentation
Yummy! Love tofu more than paneer and that's what I usually make too 🙂
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