Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Red Radish and Tofu Stir-Fry with Green Peas

This is one of the quick, colorful and wholesome stir-fry for routine cooking. It is packed with natural flavors and taste of Radish, tomato, green peas. Garam Masala, Ginger and green chili brings good zest and scrambled Tofu texture adds richness.

Ingredients :-
  • 10-12 Red Radish - chop out both ends and cut into thin disc shape. (2 cups)
  • 200 gm Firm Tofu. (remove excess liquid from tofu by gently squeezing tofu cube)
  • 1 Extra large tomato - diced.
  • 1 Tb.spoon oil.
  • 1 small size onion - finely chopped.
  • 1 inch piece of ginger - finely minced.
  • 3-4 Green chilies - cut in small pieces.
  • 1/2 cups chopped fresh cilantro.
  • 1 T.spoon Garam masala.
  • 1/2 cup frozen green peas.

Method Of Cooking:-
  1. Take heavy bottom open pan. Heat 1 Tb.spoon oil. Add finely chopped onions. Stir fry for 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add minced ginger and pieces of green chili - Stir fry for one minute.
  3. Add sliced Red radish and mix well with onions. Stir fry for 3-4 minutes on high heat. As you saute try separating all stuck radish pieces. Sprinkle little water if it starts sticking to bottom.
  4. Reduce flames to medium -Take cube of Tofu in hand and directly crumble it into the pan. Stir and Mix well with onions and radish.
  5. Add some salt and 1 T.spoon garam masala. Saute for 2-3 minutes.
  6. Add diced tomatoes and Green peas - Mix everything well and let it cook for 3-4 minutes. Make sure all water is properly evaporated.
  7. Add little chopped cilantro and mix well. Shut off gas after a minute.
  8. Before serving garnish with remaining cilantro.
  9. Enjoy with rice and roti or enjoy like salad in bowl.
Note :-
  1. If you are not using frozen green peas then pre-boil and add along with tomatoes.
  2. Avoid overcooking to maintain red color of radish.


Unknown said...

How do you manage to crumble a tofu ?

Usha said...

Hi Anil....I took handful of tofu cube and directly crushed with fingers over the pan..they will be uneven chunks but later with wooden spoon I further crushed in pan..finally tofu appears like egg bhurjee texture.