Tofu Asparagus Jalfrezi
Recipe Type: Main
Add some spices to spring with an asparagus jalfrezi. Garlic, ginger, and chilies coat the crispy tofu for a flavorful dish.
  • Extra Firm Tofu-13 oz
  • Cumin Seeds-1 tsp
  • Whole Red Chili-2
  • Onions-2 sliced
  • Crushed Ginger-2 tsp
  • Crushed Garlic-2 tsp
  • Ground Coriander-2 tsp
  • Garam Masala-1/2 tsp
  • Turmeric-1/2 tsp
  • Red chili or paprika-1 tsp
  • Tomatoes-2 sliced
  • Sliced Red and Orange Peppers-2 cups
  • Asparagus-1 bundle chopped
  • Oil-2 tbsp plus 3 tbsp
  • Salt-to taste
  1. Squeeze excess water from the Tofu by pressing between your hands and cut them into long pieces.
  2. In a wok add about 2 tbsp of oil and saute the Tofu on medium high heat until golden.Transfer onto a tray.
  3. In the same wok heat oil and add cumin seeds until they splutter.
  4. Add the sliced onions and chili.Saute until translucent.
  5. Add the ginger and garlic and saute until the raw smell disappears.
  6. Add all the spices and mix well until fragrant.
  7. Add the tomatoes and cook for about 4-5 minutes until tomatoes are cooked.
  8. Add the Peppers and Asparagus and cook for about 5-6 minutes until they're cooked through but not overcooked.
  9. Add the fried Tofu and mix well.Check the seasonings. Serve hot.
Recipe by Honest Cooking by Mercato Fabbrica at