Cauliflower Masala with Tofu

Cauliflower Masala with TofuRecipe

Photo: Romulo Yanes

Try an Indian-inspired meatless dish for dinner tonight. We suggest serving with lime wedges and warm naan.

Serves: 4


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1/2 cup coconut milk
1/2 teaspoon garam masala
6 teaspoons coconut oil
1 pound cauliflower florets
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons minced fresh ginger
5 cloves garlic, minced (about 2 Tbsp.)
1 large jalapeño seeded and minced
2 teaspoons ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon cumin
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
3/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1 7- or 8-oz. package prebaked tofu, cut into bite-size cubes
1 cup frozen peas, thawed
1/3 cup chopped cilantro
Lime wedges, for serving
Naan, optional


Prep: 25 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

1. In a small bowl, combine coconut milk and garam masala.

2. In a 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat 2 tsp. oil over medium-high heat until very hot; swirl to coat skillet. Add half of cauliflower and half of onion; cook, undisturbed, for 1 minute, then stir-fry for 1 minute. Transfer to a plate. Add another 2 tsp. oil; repeat with remaining cauliflower and onion.

3. Add remaining 2 tsp. oil, ginger, garlic and jalapeño to skillet. Stir-fry until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Stir in spices and salt; add 3/4 cup water. Return cauliflower and onion to skillet. Stir in tofu. Cover and steam until cauliflower is just tender, about 5 minutes.

4. Stir in peas and coconut milk mixture. Stir-fry until heated through, 30 seconds to 1 minute. Add cilantro. Serve with lime wedges and warm naan, if desired.

Created date

April 2015

Nutritional Information

Calories 313
Fat 19 g
Satfat 13 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 18 g
Carbohydrate 19 g
Fiber 6 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 678 mg
Calcium 97 mg