Creamy homemade palak paneer curry with tofu and brown rice. Easy to follow recipe and tastes wonderful.
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins
250 grams spinach, leaves only
1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
1 small onion, finely chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1 cup diced tomatoes and their juices
1 green chili, chopped
salt, to taste
200 grams firm tofu, cubed
Boil spinach for 3 minutes, drain and place into a cold water bath to keep the green colour.
Drain the spinach, and puree it in a food processor, set aside for later use.
In a frying pan heat the oil, add garam masala and cumin seeds, cook for a few seconds. Once spices splutter add in onions and garlic, cook for 3 minutes or until onions are golden brown. Add ginger and turmeric, cook for 30 seconds and add tomatoes. Cook for 3 minutes. Add chili, pureed spinach and stir well. Season to taste and simmer for 5-6 minutes or more till the spinach is cooked.
Add cubed tofu, mix well and remove from the heat. Serve warm with rice and naan bread. Enjoy!