Cyn's Tofu Curry in a Hurry

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

I found a recipe online and adapted to my own likings and it turned out fantastic! I fell in love and I think this is my FAVORITE tofu dish right now!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Press the tofu for 10-15 minutes, You do this by putting the block of tofu on a plate, Place another plate on top and weight that plate with something heavy like a big can of tomatoes, Drain the liquid.
  2. You can skip this step but it makes the tofu a little meatier and less watery.
  3. Cut the tofu into 1/2" cubes.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok.
  5. Stir in the ginger and add the garlic and onions and let saute for a few minutes.
  6. Add the tofu and cook over medium-high heat, stirring frequently until the tofu is lightly browned on most sides, about 5 minutes.
  7. Open can of tomatoes and crush with your hands into the skillet.
  8. Now add your curry powder, cinnamon, and chili powder.
  9. Stir occasionally until liquid from tomatoes has reduced.
  10. Add finely chopped cilantro or parsely (or both, as I do).
  11. Stir in and let cook 1 minute.
  12. Remove from heat.
  13. Salt and pepper to taste and serve over hot rice!


Most Helpful

This is very good an easy. Make sure to use a good quality curry powder, as that is the main flavor. I had to add peas because it wasn't until I was ready to cook that I realized I only had 8 oz of tofu! Also- want to add that the use of stewed tomatoes in this dish is great. I think diced or crushed would drown the tofu. Thank you for sharing this.

MrsMM June 05, 2007

excellent recipe. I adapted a little, as we all do. Used fresh ginger, half a jalapena & diced up zucchine to saute with the tofu. I will be using this again & try different veggies in the mix. great sauce.

ivy May 29, 2007

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