Tofu Keema


Indian mince tofu curry with green peas--can be eaten with naan or rice. Family and guests love it!

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (16 ounce) package firm tofu

  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic

  • 1 cup frozen peas, thawed

  • 2 teaspoons curry powder

  • 1 cup chopped fresh tomatoes

  • salt to taste

  • 1 fresh jalapeno pepper, chopped


  1. Place tofu in a colander, and cover with a plate. Weight down with a skillet or some other heavy object. Let drain for 30 minutes. Place in the freezer for 24 hours.

  2. Remove tofu from freezer, and defrost. Mince, and set aside.

  3. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add cumin seeds, and cook until the seeds begin to sputter. Cook onion, ginger, garlic in oil until browned. Stir in tofu, peas, and curry powder; cook, stirring frequently, for 5 minutes. Then stir in tomatoes and salt. Cover, and cook for 15 minutes. Stir in chopped pepper, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

340 Calories
22g Fat
20g Carbs
21g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 340
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 22g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Sodium 547mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 21g
Vitamin C 16mg 78%
Calcium 814mg 63%
Iron 5mg 27%
Potassium 526mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.