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Recipe Smoked Tofu Masala

If you can chop a couple veggies, you can nail this dish. One of the easiest dinners to throw together for a weeknight feed, with flavours that will also make it a household favourite!

You will need

Serves 4

  • 3 tablespoons mustard oil
  • 1 tablespoon mustard seeds
  • 2 medium red onions, peeled and sliced
  • 3 long green chillies, split lengthwise
  • 4cm ginger, minced
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons Kashmiri chilli (or 1 teaspoon paprika)
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 teaspoon caster sugar
  • 400ml coconut milk
  • 500g smoked tofu, cut into 1–inch cubes
  • 1/2 bunch coriander

To serve:

  • Steamed rice

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Directions

10 mins to prep

30 mins to cook

  1. Step 1

    Heat the oil in a pan until smoking, then turn the heat to medium–low.

  2. Step 2

    Add the mustard seeds and heat until they pop. Add the onion and stir through.

  3. Step 3

    Add the chilli, ginger, turmeric powder, Kashmiri chilli and garam masala. Add a pinch of salt and cook for 1–2 minutes or until lightly coloured. Add the tofu and stir through.

  4. Step 4

    Stir in the sugar and coconut milk, cover and simmer for 20 minutes.

  5. Step 5

    Serve with rice.

Recipe: Simon Toohey