Friday, July 10, 2009

STIR FRIED TOFU WITH BEANS AND CARROT

Soya bean is only legume which got lot of protein as it contain essential amount of amino acids .Soya is in many forms like soya milk,whole soya,mealmaker,tofu etc., so vegetarians should add tofu in their daily diet,soya take much time to germinate .it is a perennial plant grown all over the year.it was mainly cultivated in china and now all over the world.it is also used to make soya sauce.

INGREDIENTS:
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  1. Grated firm tofu-1/2 block
  2. Chopped beans-1/2 cup
  3. Chopped carrots-1 cup
  4. Finely chopped onion-1/2 tablespoon
  5. Salt-to taste
  6. Red chili powder-1/2 teaspoon
  7. Subji masala powder-1 teaspoon
  8. Minced garlic-1 teaspoon
  9. Oil-2 tablespoons
  10. Cumin seeds-1/4 th teaspoon
  11. mustard seeds-1/2 teaspoon
  12. Urad dal-2 teaspoons
  13. Un salted butter-1 table spoon


METHOD:
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  1. Heat oil in a pan add cumin,mustard and urad dal once they turn brown add onions ,carrots and beans,don't add water
  2. Close the lid and saute well in between
  3. make sure they are not burnt.
  4. now add grated tofu,stir for 10 minutes,then add masala,red chili powder,salt and mix well.
  5. Now add garlic and butter,cook until butter gets melted.
  6. Serve hot with pulka or rice
  7. people who hates tofu will surely love it by tasting this recipe.