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Tofu Masala

  • Veg
  • 45 mins
  • Serves 4
  • Easy



Tofu is one of the most adaptable foods you can cook with. Firm tofu can substitute for poultry and meats in most recipes, or can be the star of the meal with the right seasoning and preparation. So, let’s try out a new Indian recipe— . It is an extremely easy dish to prepare, and requires just simple ingredients present in your kitchen on most days. This recipe of tofu masala brims with protein and perfect for health freaks!

Health benefits:

Thinking of losing protein when you abandon the regular meat recipes? Turn to tofu, because it’s packed with protein that amounts to almost 10 grams of per ½-cup serving. Tofu is also a good source of calcium and iron.

Tofu can also help enhance your weight-loss regimen. A serving of ½ cup of tofu contains only 94 calories while that of cheese contains more than 315 calories.

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How to make Tofu Masala

  1. In a skillet over medium-high heat, add oil, and saute tofu till golden, transfer to another container and set aside.
  2. Add some more oilto the skillet, splutter cumin, curry leaves, ginger, chopped onion, and capsicum and stir for a few seconds.
  3. Add tomatoes, turmeric, salt and stir fry till tomatoes turn squashy.
  4. Add all the spice powders andcook for about two minutes or until the bell peppers are done
  5. Add fried tofu, sprinkle kasuri methi, and mix together. Cover with a lid andand cook for another 2 minutes
  6. Turn off the heat, garnish with coriander and enjoy!


The word Tofu is a Japanese term which is derived from the Chinese word doufu (Mandarin) that literally means curdled bean.

The most popular legend about the invention of Tofu is that it was fashioned by Prince Liu An (179–122 BC) of the Han Dynasty who happened to be an adviser to his nephew, the Emperor of China.



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