Soya milk paneer curry in Tamil – How to make Simple Tofu Curry

Simple tofu curry
Simple tofu curry – Side dish for chapati, bread, naan

Today my recipe is Simple Tofu Curry, side dish for chapati, roti , naan and bread. It is little bit different from paneer butter masal or tofu butter masala. Tamil video of this recipe is embedded below. For this soya paneer curry I have used ‘ Mori-nu Silken Tofu ‘ mainly used in salads. Its texture is almost like boiled egg white. Yummy….

Tamil Video

Tofu paneer – 250g

Onion – 2

Tomato puree from – 3 no.

Butter – 2 tbsp

ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp

Chilli pdr – 1 tsp

Coriander pdr – 1 tsp

Garam masala pdr – 1/2 tsp

Turmeric pdr – pinch

Sugar – 1/4 tsp

Kasoori methi or coriander leaves


1. In a kadai heat 2 tbsp of butter, saute chopped onions until brown. Then add ginger garlic paste, chilli pdr, coriander pdr, turmeric pdr, garam masala pdr and stir for a minute.

2. Add tomato puree, salt, sugar and let this gravy cook for 6 to 8 minutes or till the raw smell goes off on low flame. Cover it and stir occasionally.

3. If this simple tofu curry gravy is too thick you can add some water. Check the salt and add tofu cubes. Again let this gravy cook for 5 more minutes on high flame. Stir occsionally.

4. Finally garnish this simple tofu curry with kasoori methi. It will be yummy when it goes with chapati or bread.

Written by: Kannathal chinniah

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