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5 Simple Ways to Cook Tofu

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Tofu, a versatile and nutritious plant-based protein, has become a delicious and healthy ingredient in India. Whether you’re a seasoned tofu enthusiast or new to incorporating it into your diet, this blog will provide you with 5 simple and flavorful ways to cook tofu using ingredients readily available in India. Let’s dive in and explore these delicious tofu recipes!

1. Tofu Stir-Fry:

Stir-frying tofu is a quick and easy way to enjoy its delicate texture and absorbent nature. Start by sautéing onions, garlic, and your favorite vegetables in a wok or pan. Add cubed tofu and cook until it turns golden brown. Season with soy sauce, ginger, and a dash of chili flakes for a burst of flavor. Serve your tofu stir-fry with steamed rice or noodles for a satisfying meal.

2. Tofu Tikka Masala:

Give the classic Indian dish a vegan twist by replacing chicken with tofu in Tikka Masala. Marinate tofu cubes in a mixture of plant-based yogurt, ginger-garlic paste, garam masala, turmeric, and chili powder. Pan-fry or bake the marinated tofu until golden. Then, simmer it in a rich tomato-based sauce with onions, spices, and coconut milk. Garnish with fresh coriander and serve with roti or rice for a flavorful and protein-packed meal.

Also, check out: Tofu Tikka Skewers Recipe

3. Tofu Scramble:

Try a tofu scramble for a hearty and satisfying breakfast or brunch option. Crumble tofu into a pan and cook it with diced onions, bell peppers, and your favorite spices like turmeric, cumin, and paprika for a vibrant yellow color and savory flavor. Add spinach or other greens for added nutrition. Enjoy this scramble with toast or as a filling for wraps or sandwiches.

Check out: Easy Tofu Scramble Recipe

4. Tofu Curry:

Prepare a delicious tofu curry using aromatic spices and a creamy coconut or tomato-based sauce. Sauté onions, garlic, and ginger in a pan. Add tofu cubes and cook until lightly browned. For a fragrant spice blend, stir in curry powder, turmeric, cumin, and coriander. Pour coconut milk or tomato puree and simmer until the flavors meld together. Serve this luscious tofu curry with steamed rice or naan bread.

5. Tofu Salad:

Create a refreshing and healthy salad by combining diced tofu with crisp vegetables, herbs, and a tangy dressing. Toss together tofu, cucumber, bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, fresh herbs like mint or coriander, and a dressing made with lime juice, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Customize your salad with additional ingredients like avocado, roasted peanuts, or roasted sesame seeds for added texture and flavor.

With these 5 simple tofu recipes, you can explore the diverse flavors and culinary possibilities of tofu using readily available ingredients. From stir-fries and curries to scrambles and salads, tofu offers endless versatility and a great source of plant-based protein. So, go ahead and experiment with these recipes to enjoy delicious and wholesome tofu dishes in your home kitchen.

Also, check out: Tofu Dosa Recipe

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