Batmas Palungo



2 Tbsp. oil
14 oz. tofu (firm) – diced into bite size pieces
¼ cup oil
1 tsp. Shiba’s Popping Seeds
3 dry red chili pods
½ tsp. Shiba’s Turmeric
1 Tbsp. ginger – chopped finely
1 Tbsp. garlic – chopped finely
¼ tsp. asafetida (optinal)
½ tsp. Shiba’s Curry Masala
3 med. tomatoes – medium diced
¾ tsp. salt
2 bunch spinach – chopped


  1. Heat 2 Tbsp. oil in a large, heavy bottomed skillet or wok.
  2. Put in the tofu. Fry to a golden brown stirring frequently so it will not burn.
  3. Place tofu in a bowl.
  4. In the same skillet heat 1/4 cup oil.
  5. Brown popping seeds.
  6. Stir in chili pods, turmeric, ginger and garlic. Fry till all start to caramelize.
  7. Add asafetida and curry powder. Stir.
  8. Mix in tomato and salt. Cook a couple minutes.
  9. Lastly add spinach and allow it to cook down a great deal, stirring when needed.
  10. Fold in tofu. Cook for the next 10 minutes until the flavors are well blended.
  11. Serve.

*Note – This dish can be made with just the tofu and potato. Use the same cooking instructions with the browned tofu.

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