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Asparagus Tofu Rice

baby asparagus

Recipe by rajeswari of pune, IN

Ingredients vegetarian 4 servings

    • 2 cups basmati rice,cooked & cooled
    • 1 cup baby asparagus,sliced into 2 inches
    • 1 big onion,chopped
    • 2 tomatoes medium,chopped finely
    • 2 capsicum medium,chopped
    • 50 gms tofu,scrambled
    • 1/2 tsp jeera
    • 1 tsp red chilli powder
    • 1 tsp shahi paneer masala,mdh
    • water for boiling asparagus
    • Salt,to taste
    • 2 tsp Oil


    1. Boil asparagus in enough water with 1/2 tsp salt and it brightens & becomes tender in 3 minutes.
    2. Heat oil in a kadai & splutter jeera,Saute onion till pinkish,then add tomato & after it turns glassy add capsicum.
    3. Then add red chilli powder,shahi paneer masala,crumbled tofu and asparagus.cook for 3 minutes.
    4. Add salt and mix well.
    5. Add this mixture to the rice.
    6. Tasty asparagus tofu rice is ready.

    Note:u can replace tofu with paneer,can add pepper powder and garlic or ginger garlic paste or can add dried onion rings.


    Shweta Ballal

    Innovative recipe. keep up the good work.



    can add dried fried onion rings