Indian Tofu Palak | Dinner

Palak paneer is a popular Indian dish of creamed spinach and soft

cheese. This version uses tofu for a similarly spicy dish.


1 (16-ounce) block firm or extra-firm tofu, cut into small cubes

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

1/2 teaspoon onion powder

4 bunches fresh spinach

3 tablespoons water

1 tablespoon curry powder

2 teaspoons cumin

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup plain soy yogurt


1. Heat tofu and garlic in olive oil over low heat and add nutritional yeast

and onion powder, stirring to coat tofu. Heat for 2–3 minutes until tofu is

lightly browned.

2. Add spinach, water, curry, cumin, and salt, stirring well to combine.

Once spinach starts to wilt, add soy yogurt and heat just until spinach is

fully wilted and soft.

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