Green Peas and Tofu Masala/Matar Tofu (Quick Version)

Green Peas and Tofu Masala/Matar Tofu (Quick Version):

MT 19 (Large)

Matar tofu is the popular North Indian dish, there are so many ways to do this recipe; here am going to show you quick version; very easy to cook and very tasty too; here I used tofu instead of paneer; if you want to add paneer, feel free to replace paneer instead of totu; Thank You :-)


Tofu Small Pack (any type)

1 Medium size Onion

2 tsp. Ginger Garlic Paste

½ tsp. cumin Seeds

½ cup Milk/ water/cream

Few Drops Lemon juice

To Make a Tomato Masala Paste:

  • 2 tbs. Tomato Paste
  • ½ tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp. Cumin Powder
  • 1 tsp. Coriander Powder
  • ½ tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 1 tsp. Garam Masala Powder
  • 1 tsp. Dried Fenugreek Leaves
  • ½ tsp. Ground Cardamom
  • 1 tsp. Tomato Ketchup
  • 4 tbs. Curd (Optional)
  • 1 tsp. Salt

Mix all the above ingredients very well and keep it aside.


  1. In the frying pan; add about 1 tbs. oil and then add cumin seeds followed by chopped onion; fry for about 3 to 4 minutes.
  2. Then add ginger garlic paste and fry for 3 minutes; then add the tomato masala paste.
  3. Then cook for 4 to 5 minutes; once the oil starts oozing out, it’s time to add chopped tofu and salt.
  4. Once the tofu is cooked, turn off the heat and add milk/cream/water.
  5. Serve hot with naan/chapathi/veg. pulao.


Sprinkle few lemon drops on top of the tofu masala while serving (optional) :-)

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