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Tofu with Greens in a Creamy Sauce

Methi Malai Paneer made vegan with Tofu and Cashews. Gluten free

Serves 4 (Estimated) Rating 4/5

4 stars

Prep Time 10 Minutes Cooking Time 35 Minutes

Vegan safe Vegetarian

Ingredients
340 g Firm Tofu
1 teaspoon Vegetable Oil
2 tablespoon Cornstarch
1 teaspoon Garam Masala
1 tablespoon Yeast
¼ teaspoon Garlic Powder
¼ teaspoon Sea Salt
2 Cloves
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon Stick chopped
1 medium Onion finely chopped
5 cloves Garlic finely chopped
3 cm Ginger finely chopped
1 Hot Green Chilli finely chopped
90 g Tomato Puree
35 g Raw Cashews soaked in warm water for 15 minutes
250 ml Oat Milk
½ teaspoon Garam Masala
¼ teaspoon Turmeric
¼ teaspoon Cayenne
240 g Fresh Methi Leaves washed and drained
1 teaspoon Salt to taste
½ teaspoon Sugar to taste
Method
Press the tofu for 10 minutes to remove excess moisture, then cube into small even pieces.
Toss pressed tofu in oil.
Mix the spices and starch and a small bowl, then add to tofu.
Toss until well coated.
Bake on parchment lined sheet or greased baking dish at 400 degrees F / 200ºc for 15 to 20 minutes
Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat.
When hot add cumin, cloves and cinnamon and let them cook until cumin seeds change color.
Add onion, garlic, ginger and chile and cook until translucent.
Add pureed tomato and cook for 3 to 4 minutes.
Meanwhile, blend the cashews with non dairy milk.
Or blend 1/4 cup silken tofu or non dairy yogurt + 1 tbsp flour with non dairy milk.
Add the ground spices, greens and fenugreek leaves, salt and sugar and mix well.
Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the greens are wilting. Add cashew milk to the pan.
Bring to a boil. Taste and adjust salt, heat, spice and sweet.
Add more non dairy milk if too thick.
Add in the baked tofu and let it simmer for 2 minutes.

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