Sweet & Sour Tamarind Tofu with Roasted Cauliflower
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Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 30 mins
Smoked tofu gets a sweet and sour kick from tamarind and honey, then gets paired with mellow yellow turmeric roasted cauliflower.
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392 kcal
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Ingredients you'll need
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  • 1 cauliflower
  • 2 tsp turmeric
  • A 225g pack of smoked tofu
  • 2 shallots
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 2 tbsp tamarind paste
  • 2 tsp honey
  • A handful of coriander, leaves only
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  • 4 tsp olive oil
  • Sea salt and freshly ground pepper
You'll need
  • Baking tray
  • Baking paper
  • Frying pan
  • Bowl
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  • 1.

    Heat your oven to 200°C/Fan 180°C/Gas 6. Line a baking tray with baking paper. Pull the leaves off the cauliflower and break it into small florets. Tumble onto the baking tray. Drizzle over 2 tsp olive oil and sprinkle with 2 tsp turmeric. Season and toss together. Roast for 25 mins.

  • 2.

    While the cauliflower is roasting, chop the tofu into 2 cm chunks. Peel and thinly slice the shallots. Peel and crush the garlic. Finely chop the tomatoes.

  • 3.

    Warm a frying pan for 1 min over a medium heat. When warm, add 2 tsp olive oil and the tofu. Fry for 5 mins till golden, stirring now and then. Lift out of the pan with a slotted spoon and pop in a bowl.

  • 4.

    Tip the shallots, garlic and tomatoes into the frying pan. Bring up to a simmer and cook for 10 mins. Stir now and then till the tomatoes have broken down.

  • 5.

    Stir in 2 tbsp tamarind and 2 tsp honey. Add the golden smoked tofu back to the pan.

  • 6.

    Simmer the tofu in the tomato sauce for 5 mins to warm through. If the cauli is cooked before the tofu is finished, turn the oven off to keep it warm.

  • 7.

    The cauliflower should be roasted and charred on the edges. Serve with the tamarind tofu, garnished with coriander leaves.

  • Tip

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    Spice up your smoothies with a pinch of your leftover turmeric, or try adding a little to warm milk with some slices of ginger for a soothing bedtime drink.

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