Wednesday, May 21
For this week, as i told already, that i 'm on G M diet plan (now here......i really don't know why i started it all), so according to the plan I should be having almost no grains... :) So what i had for lunch yesterday........,this palak tofu, along with the vegetable soup.. Actually earlier i thought ,oh god, i never liked tofu, now how would i even be able to eat it...., but hey all, it was really yummy, n today again i willl make it...n again n again......, A very healthy dish n yummy too....
These tomatoes on it, are not just for garnish ,i had to have them too in my diet plan, so had my tomatoes and made my dish tempting too..... :) So here goes its recipe...
1 bunch spinach(palak) greens fresh, picked
1 pack tofu, extra firm,cubed
1 onion finely chopped
1 tomato chopped (optional)
1 flake garlic chopped
1 stalk curry leaves
2-3 green chillies finely chopped or crushed
2 pinches asofetida (hing)
2-3 pinches turmeric powder
¼ tsp. each mustard & cumin seeds
¼ lemon juice extracted
salt to taste
1 tsp oil
Pick and clean spinach leaves,wash and allow all water to drain.
Chop very coarsely.
Heat very little oil, add seeds, asafetida, allow to splutter.
Add curry leaves,turmeric, onions, garlic, stir fry till onions are light brown.
Add tomatoes, saute further for 2-3 minutes.
Add spinach leaves and green chillies.
Mix, cover and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
Take off lid, add tofu pieces, stir again, add water.
Bring water to a boil,add lemon juice.
Take off fire, when done.
Serve hot with chappathis or parathas.