Tofu Matar


Tofu Matar is an variation of paneer matar or the matar paneer that I normally cook as a side dish for roti and rice at home.There is nothing additional or changed in the recipe ,I just replaced the paneer with tofu.Nowadays I am trying to add tofu in our diet without telling them.If you remember in my tofu bhurji I told my family that it was paneer and they believed well,I did the same with tofu matar and this time they again believed me.I am a notorious brat na but I do that to make them comfortable with tofu.

The Tofu Matar recipe is super easy as I used normal aromatics like onions and tomatoes with regular spice powders.This is a very comforting and easy dish to pair with roti for a normal routine lunch or dinner.This recipe is for the second week of March for CCChallenge.

1 pack/14 oz extra firm tofu cubes
1 cup green peas,fresh or frozen
1 onion,chopped
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.


Serve-4 Cooking time-20 minutes

Cooking from Cookbook Challenge 

Best regards,
Sapana Behl

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  1. This Tofu Matar not only looks delish but it must have been tastes good with your touch...Love the bright feel of this dish

  2. Yummy looking tofu matar. It does look almost like paneer :-)

  3. A healthier alternative paneer - looks wonderfully delicious, Sapana.

  4. That's one healthy dish Sapana..not to mention so inviting..


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