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Tofu Butter Masala Recipe
Prep Time: 15 mins|Cook time: 15 mins| Serves: 2 – 3
Author:Hari Chandana P
Cuisine: South Indian
Recipe type: Snack
- 200 gms Tofu
- 1 large Onion
- 2 large Tomatoes
- 2 Garlic Cloves
- 1 inch piece Ginger
- 10 – 15 Cashews
- 1/2 tsp Garam Masala
- 2 tsp Oil
- 3 tbsp Butter
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
- Red Chilli Powder as needed
- 1/2 tsp Kasoori Methi
- 1 Bay Leaf
- Salt to taste
- 1 Sprig Coriander Leaves
- Soak the cashews in hot water for 15 minutes and grind into a smooth paste with little water. Keep it aside.
- Make a cross cut over the tomatoes and and boil them in water for 5 minutes and let them cool completely. When the tomatoes are cool, peel and discard the skin. Chop and blend them to a puree and set aside.
- Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the cubed tofu until they are light brown color. Set them aside.
- Grind the chopped onion, ginger and garlic into a smooth paste.
- Heat butter in a heavy bottomed pan and add the bay leaf and ground onion to it. Fry until the raw smell of the onion disappears.
- Then add the cashew paste and tomato puree and combine well. Let it cook for a couple of minutes.
- Now add the red chilli powder, turmeric, salt and garam masala and mix until well combined.
- Add water to adjust the consistency.
- Let it simmer til the gravy begins to thicken.
- Add the tofu and cook for another 2 minutes.
- Add the crushed kasoori methi and combine. Add the chopped coriander leaves.
- Turn off the flame and serve hot with roti.
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