Tofu, Mushrooms and Herbs Medley

This is a delicious and easy to prepare recipe that goes well with chapati (bread), porridge or rice. I actually mixed the veggies with rice to make fried rice and carried it along for picnic. It was yummy, filling and mess free meal option.

This recipe is balancing for all three dosha in general, however it is heavier to digest. So prefer to consume it in the day time at breakfast or during lunch.

We have used firm tofu, shimeji mushrooms and Asian asparagus in here. However you can replace any of these ingredients with the alternatives that are available to you and enjoy the recipe.

Nutrition and Consumption

This recipe offers a delicious and super nutritious meal option that covers all of your nutritional needs. It is a dense source of minerals, vitamins and antioxidants. Also, it is packed with proteins to support balance of hormones and weight loss

This recipe is recommended for children, pregnancy, menopause, diabetics, PCOS and generally for all age groups. It is balancing for all the three dosha and related imbalance disorders.

The Recipe

Tofu Mushrooms Stir-Fry
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Tofu, Asparagus, Veggies and Herbs Medley

This is a simple yet delicious stir-fry that can be turned around in a jiffy. It is savoured by kids and adults alike. Add it to your meals for Nutrition and Flavour.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Diet: Diabetic, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: asparagus
Servings: 4 people
Author: Nidhi Bansal
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • Heavy Bottom Pan or Pot

Ingredients

  • 100 g Shimeji Mushrooms Take any mushrooms that are available to you.
  • 200 g Fresh Asparagus Use Asian version or the western version. Both are great for this recipe.
  • 200 g Firm Tofu
  • 3 tbsp Pumpkin Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Black Raisins Or Any other that's available
  • 1 tsp Rock Salt To taste
  • 3 tsp Herbs de Provence mix Or use oregano only
  • 1 tsp Black Pepper Freshly ground for garnishing
  • 2 tbsp Olive Oil Or any pure cooking oil
  • 2 Garlic Cloves
  • 1 Medium Onion optional or put 2 tsp onion powder
  • 2 tsp Vinegar or lemon juice
  • tsp Soy Sauce optional. Use naturally brewed light soy sauce.

Instructions

Cutting and preparing the vegetables

  • Wash the mushrooms and cut them into ½ inch pieces.
  • Soak the Asparagus in salt/soda water for about 15 mins to remove the chemicals. Wash well and then cut into small – 1 inch pieces.
  • Cut the tofu into small ½ inch pieces
  • Finely chop onion and garlic.

Cooking the Vegetables

  • Heat the pan on medium and add oil.
  • Once the oil is hot, add in the onion and garlic mix. Stir till it turns golden brown.
  • Now add tofu and asparagus and bring the heat to high. Mix well and stir for about 30-40 s.
  • Now add mushrooms, pumpkin seeds, raisins, salt and herbs mix.
  • Keep stirring for another 30-40 s. Now add in vinegar and soy sauce.
  • Mix well, cover, and let the veggies cook for another 5-7 mins on low heat.
  • Check that they are soft, then close the heat.
  • Sprinkle pepper and serve with your meals. Enjoy!
    Tofu Mushrooms Stir-Fry

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Nidhi Bansal

Nidhi is the Founder of Medhya Herbals, a wellness venture that offers natural health solutions for Women. She has set on a mission to solve & simplify women's health care problems with all natural and holistic Ayurveda. Medhya Herbals offers Ayurvedic treatment through 1:1 Doctor consultations, Personalised Diet, Lifestyle and Exercise plans and online learning programmes. Start healing today!

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