Gingery Tofu with Bell Peppers

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CategoryCuisineDiets, Yield4 Servings

This versatile, savory dish can be served over rice or as a wrap in flatbread. Easy to make, it is sure to become a family favorite.

Ingredients

 3 tablespoons olive oil
 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
 1 medium onion, diced
 1 tablespoon minced ginger
 1 teaspoon garlic paste
 2 cups tomato purée
 2 teaspoons ground coriander
 ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
 ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
 Salt to taste
 2 green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch squares
 ½ pound tofu, cubed
 1 teaspoon garam masala
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Instructions

1

Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds begin crackling, add onion. When onion becomes translucent, add ginger and garlic paste. Continue to stir so mixture does not stick to bottom of pan.

2

Reduce heat to medium, add tomato purée. Use a spatula to break up chunks. Continue to cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until oil separates from the mixture. Mix in coriander, red chili powder, turmeric, and salt. Add bell peppers, stir to evenly coat them with spices. When bell peppers are tender, add tofu cubes. Cook for few more minutes, until tofu is coated with spice mixture.

3

Serve hot with rice, roti, a tortilla or any flatbread, garnished with garam masala and cilantro.

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Ingredients

 3 tablespoons olive oil
 1 teaspoon cumin seeds
 1 medium onion, diced
 1 tablespoon minced ginger
 1 teaspoon garlic paste
 2 cups tomato purée
 2 teaspoons ground coriander
 ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
 ½ teaspoon ground turmeric
 Salt to taste
 2 green bell peppers, cut into 1-inch squares
 ½ pound tofu, cubed
 1 teaspoon garam masala
 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro

Directions

1

Heat oil in a pan over medium-high heat. Add cumin seeds. When cumin seeds begin crackling, add onion. When onion becomes translucent, add ginger and garlic paste. Continue to stir so mixture does not stick to bottom of pan.

2

Reduce heat to medium, add tomato purée. Use a spatula to break up chunks. Continue to cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until oil separates from the mixture. Mix in coriander, red chili powder, turmeric, and salt. Add bell peppers, stir to evenly coat them with spices. When bell peppers are tender, add tofu cubes. Cook for few more minutes, until tofu is coated with spice mixture.

3

Serve hot with rice, roti, a tortilla or any flatbread, garnished with garam masala and cilantro.

Gingery Tofu with Bell Peppers