Wednesday, 10 December 2014


Tofu & Veg Rice


Basmati rice               -2 cup cooked
Tofu                           -1/2 cup cut into chunks
Mix Vegetables         -1/2 Cup Boiled (Mix bell peppers, sweetcorn, green peas)
Green chilli paste      -1 tspoon
Ginger paste              -1 tspoon
Garlic Paste               -1 tspoon
Onions                       -1 medium cut in julienne
Ghee/oil                     -1 tblspoon
Water                         -1 1/2 cup
Fresh Coriander         -1 tblspoon chopped
Cumin Seeds              -1/4 tspoon
Asafetida                    -1 pinch
Turmeric powder       -1/2 tspoon
Coriander powder      -1/2 tspoon
Garam Masala           -1/2 tspoon
Amchoor Powder      -1/2 tspoon
Salt                            -to taste


Heat the oil into a heavy bottom pan and shallow fry the Tofu chunks.
Once they are golden brown from each side take them out on a paper towel lined plate.
Now temper the remaining oil with cumin seeds and asafetida.
Add onion, green chilli paste, ginger and garlic paste and fry till transparent.
Keep frying until the raw smell goes away, but make sure not to burn it.
Add ground spices, turmeric, coriander, amchoor, garam masala, salt and give it a good mix.
Now add the vegetables and tofu in the pan and give it a good mix and let it cook for 2 minutes and cover the pan by lid.
Now open the lid and tip the rice in the pan. Mix it very well with vegetables and tofu.
cook the rice for 5 minutes. Now sprinkle some fresh coriander and mix again.
Serve the rice as a breakfast or as a side dish in your dinner and lunch parties.
My kids love eating tofu so i make these rice for them in after school snack.

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