Sunday, September 17, 2006

Lunch box recipe

Protien pulav and tofu gravy

For pulav
Fresh Cooked rice-1 cup
Jeera-1/4 sp
cinnamon-small piece
haldi-a pinch
dhania pdr-1 tsp
fresh or frozen veggies like peas,corn,carrot cubes-1/4 cup
green chilli-1 (i like it mild)

this is a low fat ricedish so try to make it in non stick kadai,with lid.
heat oil in kadai,add jeera as it splutters add cinnamon then chilli,then onion saute'.
add the veggis saute' ,add haldi ,dhania pdr,salt required for the veg ,mix well add the rice ,add salt to taste and close the lid.let it cook for 2 min.
(u can sprinkle lil water if the rice gets to char.then close the lid.)

and for the tofu gravy

tofu -1/2 cup cut into cubes(i mean the tofu not the cup).
tomato-1/4 chopped
chilli pdr-1/4 tsp
onion-1/4 chopped
corn starch or corn flour-1 tsp mix it in lil water to make soln.
salt -as per taste.
oil-1 tsp
mustard-1/4 tsp
water-1/2 cup

heat oil in pan ,add mustard when it splits add onion, saute .
add chilli pdr,tomato ,saute for a min.
add tofu cubes mix once ,add salt,water .close lid for a min.
when water boils add corn starch soln and mix .cook for a min or 2 .

u can also make this a dry dish with panner instead of tofu,but wat abt the fat.that's left to u.all u have to do is skip the cornstarch part when doing with paneer.
so tell me how it turns.


  1. Good ones Mamta. Do you pack this pulav for kids?? Never tried anything with tofu yet. Will try soon...

  2. ya u can pack this for kids ,for grown ups u can increase the spice .


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