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Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Tandoori Tofu / Baked Tandoori Tofu / Tofu Recipes

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Tandoori Tofu
Ingredients for marination
Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Kashmiri red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Coriander powder - 1/4 tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Homemade tandoori masala - 1 & 1/2 tsp heaped
Curd - 2 tbsp
Crushed kastoori methi - 1 tsp
Besan - 1 tsp
Firm tofu cubes - 12 large pieces
 Other ingredients
Butter for brushing on top
Chaat masala to sprinkle on top
Lemon wedges as needed
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Tandoori Tofu
Method
Pat dry the tofu cubes well to remove extra water
Take a bowl add all the ingredients mentioned under marinate.
Mix well till all cubes are well coated with the masala.Leave it to rest for at least 30 minutes.
Line a baking tray with an aluminum foil grease it with some oil,arrange all the marinated cubes.
Bake it for 10 minutes at 400 deg.F then turn it other side apply some oil on top and broil it for another 5 minutes.
Each oven is different so time can vary.Watch it carefully so you don't end up burning.
Once done brush it with some melted butter,sprinkle chaat masala on top and serve them with lemon wedges as an appetizer.
I broiled some onion and capsicum cubes in the same tray and served.

Below picture is pan fried Tandoori Tofu ,people who don't have oven can make it this way

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Tandoori Tofu

Recipe for Tandoori masala

Ingredients
Dry long red chilies - 20
Coriander seeds - 3 tbsp
Jeera/Cumin seeds - 2 tbsp
Black peppercorns - 1 tbsp
Fenugreek seeds/Methi seeds- 1 tsp
Cinnamon - 3" piece
Green cardamom - 7
Cloves - 7
Black cardamom - 2
Kasoori methi/Dry fenugreek leaves - 1 tbsp
Black salt - 1 tsp
Method
Dry roast all above ingredients ( except kastoori methi and black salt) till nice flavour comes out.
Switch off the stove and add kastoori methi and black salt.
Cool completely and dry grind to a fine powder.
Sieve it well to get a smooth powder.
Store it in a clean dry jar.Use as you need.

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