Tofu with green & red peppers

You need:

  • 1 block of firm Tofu,
  • 1 green pepper,
  • 1 Red pepper,
  • 1-2Tblspn of Curry Gravy Masala,
  • 2 Tblspn of any edible oil,
  • 1-2Tblspn of plain yogurt or sour cream
  • 1-2 Tblspn of tomato paste.
  • Chopped Cilantro,
  • 1or 2 Serrano or jalapeno peppers with stem on.

Preparation:-

Cube Tofu and sauté in non stick pan with little oil just for 2-3 minutes. Set it aside. Sauté 1-2Tblspn of Curry Masala, for 30 seconds to release flavors. Add tomato paste and plain yogurt. Cook for 1-2 minutes so everything is well incorporated. Add sliced peppers & sauté for 1-2 minutes. Adjust salt and cayenne pepper. Add Serrano/jalapeno peppers, Add 1/2 or 1 cup of water depending on how thin or thick gravy you want & chopped cilantro. After a boil, lower the heat and cook until tender and oil has separated. Add sautéd cubed tofu. Garnish with cilantro and serve with Indian bread or plain Basmati Rice.

Tips:

  • Since pepper cook very fast, Cook curry gravy with water for3-5 minutes and then add peppers and just cook it for short time and then add sautéed cubed tofu. Add Cilantro. Cover.
  • For thicker sauce add 2 Tbspn of tomato paste.
  • Add ground ginger and jalapeño while sautéing for added taste.

Is Tomato Paste being wasted? Don't have to, after using 1Tblspn for the curry empty the remaining paste in 1Tblspn measure in ice cube tray and freeze. Put it away in zip lock bag for convenient use for next time.