Tofu matar curry or dry tofu peas curry is the vegan version of the popular paneer matar dry curry.Nowadays ,I am trying to add tofu in our diet without telling my family members as I want them to get familiar with the taste of tofu.It resembles in taste with paneer and they always think that it’s paneer.
If you are running out of time and want to make a quick curry then do try making tofu matar. The fun part is it can be served as a stuffing in toasts or sandwiches or even as a topping for tacos and pizzas.
1 pack/14 oz extra firm tofu cubes
1 cup green peas,fresh or frozen
2-3 garlic cloves,minced
2 medium sized tomatoes,chopped
2 green chillies,chopped
1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder
salt to taste
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
few coriander leaves,chopped
2 tablespoon oil
Wash and drain tofu from the package and set aside.
Heat oil in a pan.Add garlic and onion.Saute for 1 minute.
Now add tomatoes ,green chillies and all the spices powders and salt.
Stir and cook for 1 minute more.
Add green peas,stir and cook covered on low to medium heat for 5-7 minutes or until peas are done.Stir occasionally.
Now add the tofu cubes,stir and cook without lid for 2 minutes more.’
Remove from heat and add chopped coriander leaves.
Serve hot with roti or rice
Full recipe: Tofu Matar