Halwai September 12, 2019

Ingredients:

• 1 lb packet – peas.
• For seasoning: 10-12 – cashews.
• 1/2 tsp – mustard seeds.
• 1/2 tsp – cumin.
• Curry leaves.
• 1/4 tsp -turmeric.
• 2 tsps – cooking oil.
• Grind to a fine paste:
• 1/2 cup – sesame.
• 4-5 – Red Chilli pods.
• 1 tsp – cumin.
• 1 tsp – Rice flour (or 2 tsps – soaked Rice).
• 1/2 cup – water.
• Tofu scramble:
• 1 packet – hard tofu.
• 6 – green chillies.
• 1/2 tsp – cumin seeds.
• 1/2 tsp – Red Chilli powder.
• 1/4 tsp – turmeric.
• 3-4 – tsps cooking oil.
• 2 – onions, cut into small pieces.

Method:

  1. In a pan, heat 2 tsps of cooking oil. Add the seasonings.
  2. When the seeds pop, add the peas and fry for a few minutes.
  3. Now, add 2 cups of water and bring it to boil.
  4. Once the peas are tender, add the ground paste.
  5. Add salt to taste. Bring it to boil.
  6. Top it with 1 tsp ghee.
  7. For tofu scramble:
  8. Wash the tofu in running water for 4-5 minutes. Squeeze excess water off.
  9. Crumble the tofu into a pan and saute it without any oil till the raw smell of tofu disappears. Set it aside.
  10. Heat 3-4 tsp cooking oil in the pan. Add cumin.
  11. Once the cumin is sizzling hot, add the onions, and green chillies. Fry for 5 minutes.
  12. Now add the scrambled tofu and fry for 4-5 minutes.
  13. Add red chilli powder and salt to taste.

Recipe courtesy of Sify Bawarchi