easy tofu stir fry recipe – tofu stir fry in Indian style


easy tofu stir fry | tofu stir fry

Embrace the hidden foodie inside you and try your hand at making this delicious easy tofu stir fry by parveen. Perfect for 3 people, the lovely flavours of this easy tofu stir fry will make everyone’s taste buds extremely happy and will always leave people asking for more. Food lovers drool over the easy tofu stir fry because the first bite of the easy tofu stir fry leads to an explosion of wonderful flavours in the mouth. The irresistible combination of freshness and tastiness, coupled with the various health benefits associated with easy tofu stir fry. Create this easy tofu stir fry by following the step-by-step instructions given by parveen and don’t forget to share this recipe for easy tofu stir fry with all your near and dear ones-eating and sharing are two of the most important things that we do these days. Simple, easy and quick to make-the easy tofu stir fry is comfort food at its best!
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Ingredients (240 ml cup used)

  • 1 ½ cups of firm tofu cubes
  • 1 large tomato chopped finely
  • 1 large onion cubed and layers separated
  • ½ cup bell peppers chopped
  • 1 sprig curry leaves
  • ½ tsp cumin / jeera
  • ½ tsp ginger chopped or grated
  • ½ tsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder or ½ tsp garam masala or any spice powder
  • ¼ tsp cumin powder/ cumin powder (optional)
  • oil as needed
  • Coriander leaves for garnishing

How to make the recipe

  1. Heat oil in a wide pan, fry tofu till slightly golden brown, set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add little more oil, add cumin when it begins to splutter, add curry leaves and ginger, sauté.
  3. Add tomatoes, salt, turmeric and fry till tomatoes turn fully mushy.
  4. Add chili powder, cumin and coriander powder, sauté for a min.
  5. Add onions, capsicum, mix well and fry on high for 2 minutes.
  6. Cover the lid and cook capsicums till almost done. Do not overcook, as they lose the crunch.
  7. Add tofu, chili powder, garam masala or spice powder powder. Mix well. Cover and cook for 2 mins.
  8. Add finely chopped coriander leaves.
  9. Serve tofu stir fry hot with roti, bread or rice.

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