8/2/09

CAPSICUM-TOFU MASALA


This is one of the dishes that i tried from my cousin neela's blog. She and her sister shoba are very very good cook(here i have to mention 'Viji akka' ,their mom she is a excellent cook)
here the this tasty recipe with only 2 moderations.I didnot use tomato puree / paste and also i used Tofu instead of paneer.But the end product was very tasty.It was just the the once that we have in restaurants.I guess adding turmeric in the beginning changes the whole flavour.
INGREDIENTS:
Capsicum - 2 big ones cut lengthwise
Tofu cubes - 100 gms
Onion - 1 big one finely chopped
Tomatoes - 2 medium finely chopped
Ginger Garlic paste - 1 1/2 tsp
Cashews - 2 tsp
Milk - 2 tbsp
Cream - 1 tbsp
Dhana-Jeera Powder - 1 1/2 tsp
Red Chilli powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1 tsp
Kasuri methi - 1/2
Coriander leaves - 2 tsp
Butter
Salt
METHOD:
1. Take a heavy bottomed vessel and add butter to it.
2. When butter heats up, add turmeric powder.
3. Now add ginger garlic paste and onions and fry till onions are slightly brown in color.
4. Then add finely chopped tomato and fry for a minute.
5. Make a fine paste of cashews and milk by grinding it in a mixie.
6. Now add the tomato paste, cashew paste, red chilli powder and dhana jeera powder and fry for a minute.
7. Let this mixture cool for about 10 mins and then grind it in a mixie to a fine paste (This paste will be nice orange in color).
8. Take a vessel and heat butter.
9. To this add capsicum and fry for about 5 minutes.
10. Then add the fine paste.
11. Let it boil for a few mins.
12. In another tawa heat some butter and shallow fry paneer cubes.
13. Add this to the above mixture and fry for a few minutes.
14. Now add kasuri methi and fry for a few more minutes.
15. Add beaten cream to this mixture and garnish it with finely chopped coriander leaves.
16. Serve hot with rotis, naans and parathas.

1 comment:

  1. Well very tempting dish brick..i like tofu very much...do visit my blog when u got time and sign in as a follower too..give ur suggestion to improve my cooking skills even better..keep post more recipes..dear

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