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Tofu Vindaloo

A SpiceTheWorld special. Nice and spicy.

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Serves 4 (Estimated) Rating 4/5

4 stars

Prep Time 30 Minutes Cooking Time 90 Minutes

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May contain mustard


2 Teaspoon Ground Cumin
1 Teaspoon Black Pepper
2 Teaspoon Mustard Seeds
3 Teaspoon Fenugreek Seeds
1 Teaspoon Ground Cardamom
1 Cinnamon Stick
6 Tablespoons Vinegar
1 Teaspoon Salt
1 Teaspoon Sugar
2 Teaspoon Cayenne Pepper
2 Onion, finely chopped
4 Tablespoons Vegetable Oil
5 Tablespoons Water
8 Garlic Cloves
3 Cm Ginger, chopped
3 Teaspoon Coriander
½ Teaspoon Turmeric
250 Millilitre Passata
700 Gram Firm Tofu
3 Potatoes
To make the Vindaloo paste first grind the cumin, peppercorns, mustard seeds, fenugreek leaves, cardamom and cinnamon together until they are a fine powder.
Mix in the vinegar, salt, cayenne and brown sugar and then set aside.
Heat 3 tablespoons of the oil in a large frying pan.
Add the onions and fry over a medium heat until brown.
Keeping the oil for later use put the onions in a blender with 2 or 3 tablespoons of water and blend until a paste consistency.
Add the onions to the spices and mix well.
Put the ginger and garlic in a blender add 2 tablespoons water and blend until smooth.
Cook the ginger paste in the reserved oil stir until the paste browns.
Add the coriander and turmeric and cook for a few minutes stirring.
Add the vindaloo paste and tomato sauce. Cover and simmer on low heat for 1 hour.
Cook the potatoes in boiling water until slightly soft around 10-15 minutes.
Meanwhile fry the tofu in a little oil until sealed.
Add the tofu and potatoes to the sauce for the last 15 minutes or until they are both cooked.
Serve with fresh coriander basmati rice and naan bread.