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Indian Style Tofu Curry

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There are days when all one needs is a low fat yummy curry. Easy to make, is healthy, looks exotic and satisfies taste buds craving an Indian meal.
  Medium firm tofu 1 Pound
  Green chili 2 , split in half (Indian Variety)
  Garam masala 1 Tablespoon
  Coriander powder 2 Tablespoon
  Red chili powder 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1 Teaspoon
  Asafoetida 1 Pinch
  Salt To Taste
  Olive oil 1 Tablespoon
  Diced tomatoes 1 Can (10 oz)
  Green peas 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Bay leaves 4
  Red onion 1 Large, finely diced
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)

1) Start by adding olive oil in the pressure cooker. Add the green chili, bay leaves, onions, asafetida, turmeric and salt. Cook until inions are translucent.
2) Add the tomatoes, coriander powder, garam masala, and red chili powder. Mix well.
3) Place a lid and let this mixture cook for at least eight to ten minutes or until it renders oils on its sides.
4) Remove the lid and add water. Place the lid back and bring this mixture to a boil.
5) Remove the lid and add peas and cubed tofu. Mix gently and place the pressure cooker lid with the whistle on. Cook to one whistle on medium heat.
6) Remove from heat and stand by for half hour.
7) Open and serve the prepared Tofu Curry with Rice or Naan
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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Vegetarian, Low Cholesterol
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Tofu has found its way in food throughout the globe owing to health reasons. Chef Aarsi shows how to cook tofu curry using cubed tofu, vegetables and simple common seasonings. Good to go as a side with rotis, naan or rice.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1120 Calories from Fat 406

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g72.1%

Saturated Fat 5.9 g29.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 890.2 mg37.1%

Total Carbohydrates 125 g41.7%

Dietary Fiber 41.6 g166.2%

Sugars 49.1 g

Protein 70 g140.9%

Vitamin A 111.3% Vitamin C 390%

Calcium 146.6% Iron 109.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Indian Style Tofu Curry Recipe Video