How to make Vegan Tofu Makhanwala - SK Khazana -

Indeed you can make makhanwala gravy without butter and cream, follow this recipe and enjoy the dish

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Tofu (टोफू), French beans (फ्रेंच बीन्स)

Cuisine : Punjabi, Indian, Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Vegan Tofu Makhanwala - SK Khazana

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Contrary to popular belief a vegetarian diet gives you all the nutrients you will ever require to live a fit and healthy life. With low saturated fat and cholesterol, high fiber content and rich complex carbohydrates - veggie delights like greens, pulses and curries are your best bet at a meal which is nutritious and tasty!

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegan Tofu Makhanwala - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Tofu cut into 1 inch cubes 150 grams

  • French beans 4-5

  • Carrot peeled 1/2 medium

  • Green chillies 2

  • Tomatoes 5 medium

  • Cauliflower florets 6-8

  • Frozen green peas 2 tablespoons

  • Ginger 1/2 inch piece

  • Garlic cloves 3-4

  • Cashewnuts 20-25

  • Seedless dates soaked 2

  • Ginger finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Rock salt (sendha namak) to taste

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasoori methi) 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala 1/2 teaspoon

  • Fresh coriander sprigs for garnish

Method

Step 1

Diagonally cut French beans into 1 inch pieces. Cut carrot into 1 inch diamonds and set aside.

Step 2

Cut green chillies into ½ inch pieces and roughly chop tomatoes.

Step 3

Boil sufficient water in a deep pan, keep a strainer in it and put carrots, cauliflower florets and beans and blanch them for 3-4 minutes.

Step 4

Add green peas and blanch for 30 seconds more. Drain the vegetables and immediately put them into ice cold water.

Step 5

Heat a pan, add ginger and garlic and roast for a few seconds. Add tomatoes and cashew nuts and mix well.

Step 6

Add dates and mix well and cook for 4-5 minutes. Take the pan off the heat, cool the mixture and transfer into a blender jar and blend till smooth.

Step 7

Heat another pan, add chopped ginger and green chillies and roast for a few seconds. Add the tomato mixture and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes, mixing continuously.

Step 8

Add red chilli powder, turmeric powder, rock salt, crushed dried fenugreek leaves and 1½ cups water and mix well. Cook for 2-3 minutes. Drain the vegetables from chilled water and add to the .. Add tofu and mix well.

Step 9

Add garam masala powder and mix well. Cook for a few seconds and take the pan off the heat.

Step 10

Transfer into a serving bowl, garnish with coriander sprigs and serve hot.

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Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.