Vegan Paneer Butter Masala | Cooking With Jade

Vegan Paneer Butter Masala

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Vegan Paneer Butter Masala
Chef Jade_VEGAN PANEER BUTTER MASALA

VEGAN PANEER BUTTER MASALA

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4

Equipment

Ingredients
  

  • 200 g of tofu cut into cubes
  • 3 tomatoes chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp of vegan butter or oil
  • 1 tsp of cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp of garam masala powder
  • 1 tsp of coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp of turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp of red chili powder
  • 1/2 cup of cashews soaked in hot water for 30 minutes
  • 1/2 cup of water
  • Salt to taste
  • Chopped coriander leaves for garnish

Instructions
 

  • In a blender or food processor, blend the chopped tomatoes, onion, and soaked cashews until smooth.
  • In a skillet or kadhai, heat the vegan butter or oil over medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add the tomato paste and sauté for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add the blended tomato-onion-cashew mixture to the skillet and mix well. Add water if the mixture is too thick.
  • Add garam masala powder, coriander powder, turmeric powder, red chili powder, and salt to taste. Mix everything well.
  • Add the cubed tofu to the skillet and mix well. Cook for 5-7 minutes or until everything is well combined and heated through.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with roti or rice.

Notes

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Calories: 320 | Total Fat: 23g | Total Carbohydrates: 18g | Dietary Fiber: 3g | Protein: 14g

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