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Homemade Tofu Butter Masala

Homemade Tofu Butter Masala

Cooking Time

Preparation Time : 360

Cook Time : 25

Total Time : 385


Serves 6

  • 250 gram soyabean daal

  • 2 tbsp vinegar

  • 2 roughly chopped onion

  • 2 roughly chopped tomato

  • 1 tbsp ginger garlic paste

  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder

  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder

  • 1 tablespoon coriander powder

  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala powder

  • 8- 10 soaked cashews

  • 2 tbsp fresh cream

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 1 teaspoon kasuri methi

  • 3-4 teaspoon butter/oil

  • 1 inch cinnamon

  • 4 clove

  • 4 - 5 black pepper

  • 2 tbsp finely chopped coriander leaves

  • 1 teaspoon salt as per test


  • 01

    Firstly soak the soyabeans dal in water over night. Next day discard water and rinse soyabeans in warm water. Remove skins as best you can.

  • 02

    Add soyabean dal and 4cup water to blender. Blend until smooth. Strain the blended mixture using sieve, cotton or muslin cloth. Remove the excess foam.

  • 03

    Heat the strained milk in a pan bring it to a boil. Now in a bowl take vinegar mix it with 2 spoon of water. Add this to soya milk gradually keep stirring. Within 5-8minutes milk well start the curdle.

  • 04

    Now take a large strainer and cover it with a cotton muslin. Now pour the curdled milk on top. Fold the fabric over the curd and place a weight on top to begin pressing out the liquid for 1 hour.

  • 05

    remove the block of tofu from the mold and cut it into cubes.

  • 06

    For Tofu butter masala-heat oil in a pan add garlic, ginger and green chilli, mix and saute for a minute. Add onion mix and saute for a minute. Then add tomatoes mix and cook till the tomatoes turn soft and pulpy. Add cashew nut, salt mix it and cook for a minutes. Add 1/4cup water mix and cook for 5-6minutes.

  • 07

    Remove from heat and blend to a smooth paste. Now heat another pan add butter, cumin seeds, whole spices, bay leaf saute and let it Crackle them and nice aroma.

  • 08

    Now add all dry masala Mix well cook in low flame for few minutes. Then add onion, tomato puree cook for oil separate.

  • 09

    Now add salt, dry fenugreek leaves mix well and cook for a minutes. Then add tofu cubes mix well add water and cook for 4-5 minutes. add fresh cream and mix well.

  • 10

    Garnish with coriander leaves and cream.



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