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Tofu in Almond Sauce

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“Adapted from Meena Pathak's Indian cooking, we replaced the chicken with tofu for a great vegetarian dish.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

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Directions

  1. Soak the flaked almonds in warm water for a couple hours.
  2. Drain and process almonds in a food processor into a fine puree.
  3. Heat the oil in a pan, adding cumin seeds, cloves, cardamom pods, minced garlic, ground turmeric and bay leaves.
  4. When spices begin to crackle, add chopped onions and fry for 5-10 minutes.
  5. Add the tofu (in 3-4 cm cubes) and continue to fry, stirring continuously.
  6. Stir in the almond puree.
  7. Cook over low to medium heat for 15-20 minutes.
  8. Stir in the light cream, ground cardamom and garam masala.
  9. Add sugar and salt to taste, cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  10. Garnish with almond flakes and cilantro.

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