Saag Tofu Recipe

Saag Tofu Recipe
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Saag Tofu is a delicious and healthier version of saag paneer. Learn how to make/prepare Indian Tofu With Spinach by following this easy recipe.
Saag Tofu Recipe
Preparation Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Recipe Type Veg.
Serves 4
Calories Per Serving 194
  • 1 (14 oz) package water-packed firm Tofu (drained)
  • 4 tsp Canola Oil (divided)
  • ¾ tsp Salt (divided)
  • 1 Onion (sliced ¼-inch thick)
  • 2 medium Garlic Cloves (finely chopped)
  • 1 tsp Gingerroot (freshly grated)
  • 1 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1 lb Baby Spinach
  • 1 cup Low-Fat Yogurt/ Nonfat Plain Yogurt
  • 1½ tsp Curry Powder
  • ¼ tsp Cumin (ground)
How to make Saag Tofu:
  • Chop tofu into thirds lengthwise and eighths crosswise.
  • Place a large nonstick skillet on medium-high flame and heat 2 tsp of canola oil.
  • Add tofu and ¼ tsp salt. Sauté and cook, stirring frequently, for 6 to 8 minutes till the tofu turn brown on all side.
  • Remove and transfer to a plate.
  • Add the remaining 2 tsp of canola oil. Reduce the flame to medium.
  • Add onion, garlic, ginger and mustard seeds. Cook for 4 to 6 minutes till the onion turns translucent.
  • Add baby spinach in batches to fit in the pan.
  • Stir frequently and cook till the spinach has wilted for about 4 to 6 minutes.
  • Take a small bowl and mix together yogurt, curry powder, cumin and remaining ½ tsp of salt.
  • Add the yogurt mixture to the skillet.
  • Add tofu and cook till the tofu is well heated through for about 2 minutes.