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We are very used to Palak Paneer and my hubby loves it. This time I decided to make it with Tofu instead of Paneer. Since I had the combo of both Spinach and Kale ,so tried with this combo and it turned out very yummy πŸ™‚ You can use only Spinach for this.

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Extra Firm Tofu : 3/4 of a pack

Spinach and Kale mix : 1 cup each

Onion : 1/2 of large

Tomato : 1 medium

Red Chili Powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Cumin Powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Coriander Powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Turmeric Powder : 1/2 teaspoon

Salt : 1 teaspoon

Ginger Garlic Paste : 1 teaspoon

To Temper:

Oil : 2 tablespoons

Cumin Seeds : 1/2 teaspoons

Fennel Seeds : 1/2 teaspoon

Cardamom Piece : 1 small


  • Remove water from the Tofu packet, and squeeze of the water. Place in tissue paper for 5 mins.
  • Wash Spinach and Kale. AddΒ water about 1 and a half cup over it and boil for 3 to 4 mins until it shrinks.
  • Cool down and blend to a fine paste.
  • Chop onions , tomato. After 5 mins squeeze excess water and cut it to cubes. Add 1 tablespoon of oil and saute the tofu cubes and saute til golden color and set aside.
  • Heat the other tablespoon of oil, when hot add cumin seeds, fennel seeds, cardamom piece.
  • When they crackle, add onions. Let it turn golden brown, add ginger garlic paste. Saute for 3 to 4 mins.
  • Now add tomato and saute till it gets smashed well.. Now add turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, cumin powder and mix well.
  • Now add the kale and spinach paste. Let it boil for 5 mins.
  • When it is boils well, add the Tofu cubes with this and let it simmer for few more mins.
  • Stop and serve with any roti, paratha πŸ™‚

I served with Gobi Paratha.