Tofu and black eyed peas pulao

A mix of all different spices and vegetables combined with Tofu and black eyed peas is a good menu for parties or celebrations.
A must try one pot meal goes well with Raita or cucumber salad.

Serves 4
2 cups cooked rice
1 cup boiled black eyed peas
2 teaspoons cumin seeds
1 teaspoon coriander powder
2 teaspoons dry mango powder
1 teaspoon pomegranate seed powder
2 bay leaves
2 teaspoons red chilli powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 teaspoon garam masala
1 teaspoon curry powder
2 cups chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon sugar
1 cup Julienne sliced cabbage
6-8 small broccoli florets
1/2 cup green peas
1/4 cup boiled corn kernels
2 cups of crumbled soft tofu
1 cup chopped spinach
1/2 cup chopped cilantro
2 tablespoon oil
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Process:  Heat oil in a medium cooking pot, add the bay leaves, cumin seeds. After 30 seconds add the broccoli and cabbage, stir fry for 1 minute and then add the tomatoes. Cook them on medium heat with lid covered around 3-4 minutes. Add all the powdered spices, corn, peas and black eyed peas.

Mix everything well, add 1/2 cup water and cook around 5-7 minutes with lid covered.

Add the rice , crumbled tofu, spinach, cilantro, 1/4 cup water, cover with a lid and cook on low heat for 5 minutes. Keep stirring occasionally during the cooking process.

Pulao is ready to serve.


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