Monday, 15 October 2012

Dal with tofu

Tofu(product made by pressing soy milk)  has a low calorie count, relatively large amounts of protein, and little fat. It is high in iron and  may also be high in calcium and magnesium. 
    So, let us add goodness to it, by adding it to sprouted greeen gram dal mixture

Ingredients required

2 cups boiled, sprouted green gram dal(which is later pureed in mixie), 2 large spoons of tomato paste, tofu, half onion and spice mix( 1/4 haldi, 1 tsp salt, 1 tsp everest kitchen king masala, 1/2 tsp garam masala), and 2-inch piece ginger, one green chilli and 1 tsp jeera(for temper)


Heat oil in kadai and temper with crushed ginger, green chilli and jeera

Add chopped onions and fry till brown, later add spice mix

After two minutes, when oil separates, add two large heaps of tomato paste

When it is done, add green gram dal paste

Cook till the gravy is done and in mean time shallow fry tofu pieces

When gravy gets cooked, add tofu pieces and serve with chapati

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