Wednesday, 10 February 2010

Marinated Tofu-paneer(Indian Cottage Cheese) on a bed of wilted spinach and baked beans

 Healthy dish for those people who are on a low carb diet...very easy to prepare, tasty and packed with nutrients....I've made this dish with paneer and Tofu...saw recipe long time back on tv, since i'been making it and all the time goes well with my family...

You will need :-

  • 4-5 pieces Paneer-3"-1" in size
  • 4-5 Pieces Tofu-3"-!"
  • 2 tbsp Marinated Spice Powder(Cumin seeds,Carom seeds,Fennel Seeds,Nutmeg,Mace) grind it in the grinder untill becomes a powder.
  • 2-3 tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 tspRed chilli Powder
  • 2 tsp coriander and cumin powder
  • Salt to taste

Mix all the powder and oil and add paneer and tofu. Leave it a side for marinate about 1 hour or more.

  • 1 big Onion
  • 1 green chilli finely chopped
  • 1 small tomato finely chopped
  •  1/2Garam Masala
  • 1 can Baked Beans(low sugar)
  • 1 pack Fresh Baby Spinach
  • 2 Garlic Cloves finely chopped
  • 1 tsp Lemon Juice
  • Salt
Method:-

In a pan heat very little oil, add onion fry for few minutes and add green chilli...Now add tomato and  garam masala.  let it cook for few seconds and add baked beans.  cook for 2 minutes and turn the heat off. Now heat  a non stick pan(flat), place marinated paneer or tofu and let it cook bothside untill golden brown on a slow heat.  Meanwhile in another pan heat very little oil, add garlic, fry till brown and add baby spinach and cook untill it wilt.

Serve on a plate and ready to eat...

I am participating in the JFI : Fennel seeds event by Siri started by Indira ....

45 comments:

  1. WOW! I almost thought it's toast and beans, Very very nice to make Paneer and serve like that.

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  2. Very good recipe, I don't like very much tofu beacuse i don't know how to coock it!!! Now i can try your recipe that seems so delicius!

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  3. Always on a low carb diet...this one's very helpful...

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  4. A lovely healthy recipe, well balanced.

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  5. Wow looks so yummy. Presentation is perfect.

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  6. Wow such a healthy and colorful meal..I am also on a low carb diet, I'll try this combination :)

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  7. Absolutely a pleasing dish! Here I come...:)

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  8. I would love to have this dish any time of the day1. :) Thank again for sending it over to JFI.

    Siri

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  9. this really is a great and healthy meal,

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  10. I dont eat tofu,bu ur tofu dish looks delish and very unique

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  11. Hey, you make very innovative dishes..looks so yummy...perfect for the event..

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  12. wow, wow, love the flavorings in here! delicious meal indeed!

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  13. Easy & healthy Combo..Looks so colorful too !!

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  14. Delicious and an inviting platter.

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  15. Its really very healthy tempting and appetising and a wonderful combo.

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  16. ohh wow jagruti :)..i m sure my hubby will love this healthy diet..i am also on low carb diet and will try this soon :)

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  17. i love this dish..very tempting..:)healthy tooo

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  18. wow !!! really nice recipe.. m surely gonna try it !!!!

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  19. wow thats a beautiful looking dish,very healthy and delicious too

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  20. Wow wonderful healthy dish

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  21. I loved ur blog....very beautiful..

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  22. Woww am drooling rite now here dear, such a tempting marinated tofu, love the way u have served with spinach and beans...complete food..

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  23. This one looks gr8! awesome pic!

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  24. Hi!

    This is a great way to add much-needed protein to one's diet thru tofu!!! Love this recipe...so easy too!

    BTW, I have added additional info on Technorati claim code on my blog as a follow-up to earlier posting...hope it is useful to you!

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  25. that's a really wonderful and delicious dish, absolutely appetizing and full of goodness!!!

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  26. This is a really delicious way to have paneer/tofu... with beans. A great idea and looks yummy!!!! Will make for my Darling hubby:)

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  27. Hey, thanks for visting our blog.. This is a very interesting collection of recipes you've got! And so new too! Good that your daughter made you start this! -Naina

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  28. wow..healthy n delicious recipe, dear...tempting!

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  29. How delicious! I adore paneer and am always looking for new ways to prepare it. This gets bookmarked instantly!

    Sorry for not responding to you about my blog event. I have an exam tomorrow and have been studying away. I will send you the details tonight I promise!

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  30. Gosh! These look so special and heavenly delicious!

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  31. looks so yummy,drooling here.love the tofu

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  32. Great presentation and healthy dish, dear...

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  33. Tempting dish...Great recipe for the tofu lovers..Thanks Jagruti !

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  34. Hello Jagruti...thanx a ton for following my blog..am adding u to my reader too coz dont want to miss any of ur elicious posts such as this one....great recipe!!!!

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  35. OMG Jagruti!!!.. I loooove it!!!:):).. yummy!! looks so so tempting!.. I would like to share some awards with you please accept it from my blog:):)

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  36. wow jagruti one more awesome recipe from u...lokks very very tempting...loved the way u used panner n tofu on s bed of beans n spinach...it vl be very tasty n healthy 2...vl try sun

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  37. Fantastic combo,loved the new twist with tofu...Saved ur recipe to try...

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  38. This is such a gr8 combo! lovely clicks too..

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  39. Looks so yummy and love tofu so much .. this combo and the platter is so filling and delicious.

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  40. Hi!
    Thanks for visiting my blog... You have a cool collection of recipes... BTW Tofu looks yummy

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  41. Yummy combo and healthy recipe too...

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  42. Nice dish - fried enough for me and green enough for my husband :)

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  43. Looks simply yummmy! Good pic. Dish must be really tasty.

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