Tofu Palak

(Serves four)


Spinach (Palak) - 3 bunches

Tofu - 200g

Garlic - 8 to 10 flakes.

Green Chillies - 3

Cumin Seeds - 1 tsp

Garam Masala - � tsp

Salt to taste

Oil - 30 ml


1. Wash Tofu, cut into cubes and keep aside. Do not cut them too small, as the tofu will crumble.

2. Wash palak leaves. Slit green chillies, remove seeds and saut� without browning. Slice garlic.

3. Place the washed spinach in a pan, sprinkle little water and cook for 3 to 4 minutes with the lid on.

4. Grind the leaves and saut�ed green chillies in a mixer till smooth.

5. Heat oil in a pan. Add cumin seeds. When they splutter, add garlic and saut�. Add garam masala.

6. Add the ground spinach-chilli mixture and cook on gentle heat. Add water if necessary and simmer.

7. Add cubed tofu and simmer for 3 minutes. Correct seasoning.


You may saut� � bunch of Coriander leaves and grind it with the palak. The gravy can be enriched by adding 50 ml of fresh cream after removing from fire.

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