BUTTER TOFU CURRY

VEGAN

INGREDIENTS

MARINADE ▢ 1 block Firm Tofu ▢ 2 tbsp Olive Oil ▢ 2 tbsp Cornstarch ▢ ½ tsp Garlic Powder ▢ 2 tsp Garam Masala ▢ ½ tsp Turmeric ▢ ½ tsp Salt CURRY SAUCE ▢ 1 tbsp Coconut Oil ▢ 1 tbsp Vegan Butter ▢ 1 Onion ▢ ¼ tsp Ground Ginger ▢ 1 tbsp Garam Masala ▢ 1 tsp Fenugreek Powder ▢ 1 tsp Ground Cumin ▢ ½ tsp Salt ▢ 3 Garlic Cloves ▢ ⅓ cup Tomato Paste ▢ 14 oz Coconut Cream

Prepare Tofu

Wrap the tofu block with absorbent paper and place between two heavy chopping boards to add pressure. Set aside 30 minutes to release all the moisture.

1

Cut Tofu

Cut the tofu block into thin slices. Pull apart the tofu slices to create irregular pieces of tofu.

2

Mix Marinade Ingredients

In a large mixing bowl, combine all the marinade ingredients: olive oil, cornstarch, garlic powder, masala, turmeric, and salt.

3

Add Water to Marinade

Add the tofu chunks into the butter tofu marinade and combine with a spoon to cover the tofu.

4

Lay Tofu on Baking Sheet

Lay the tofu pieces onto the prepared baking sheet into a single layer, make sure the tofu pieces don't touch each other or overlap.

5

Bake the Tofu

Bake the Tofu on the center rack for 20-30 minutes in an oven preheated to 200°C (400°F). Flip them halfway.

6

Prepare the Sauce

Heat a large skillet or medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the coconut oil, butter, and chopped onions. Stir and cook until fragrant and soft, about 2 minutes.

7

Add Spices

Add all the spices:  ginger, garam masala, fenugreek, cumin, salt, crushed garlic, and tomato paste. Stir and cook for 30 seconds until it forms a paste.

8

Add Coconut Cream

Stir in canned coconut cream to Vegan Butter Tofu sauce, stir and simmer for 2-3 minutes.

9

Add Tofu to Butter Sauce

Stir in the baked tofu pieces, cover and simmer for 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally until the sauce thickens.

10

Serve Vegan Butter Tofu

Serve the Vegan Butter Tofu with jasmine rice, vegan naan bread, or cauliflower rice for a low-carb version.

11

Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 15 minutes Makes: 8 Plates  Calories: 317 kcal per Plate

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