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This recipe is from Episode 1 of Good Chef Bad Chef Series 3


  • 2 cups firm tofu, cubed

  • 1/3 cup tamari

  • 1 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tbsp safflower oil

  • 2 cups plain yoghurt

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 1 tbsp ground coriander seeds,

  • ½ - ¾ tsp cayenne pepper or Chili paste

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin seeds

  • 1 tbsp turmeric, ground

  • 2 tsp ground ginger or 1 tsp ginger powder

  • ½ onion, diced

  • 2 tbsp coriander leaves and stems, roughly chopped

  • Dash of lemon juice or rice vinegar

  • White pepper to taste

  • Garnish with spring onions and coriander leaves


  • 1.

    Cover the tofu with the tamari and let marinate whilst you make the sauce.

  • 2.

    Blend yoghurt, garlic, coriander seeds, cayenne pepper, cumin, turmeric, ginger powder, onion, coriander, lemon juice, and pepper til smooth. Simmer in a small pot for about 5 minutes.

  • 3.

    Drain tofu then fry with the remainder of the oil until golden on all sides. Serve on a platter with the sauce poured over the top.

  • 4.

    Serve garnished with spring onions and coriander

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