Palak Tofu

Palak Tofu

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Palak Tofu

This Palak Tofu recipe is a family favourite. Packed with nutritious ingredients and bursting with flavour, this dish is perfect for families. It’s been tried and tested with thousands of children at our Centres, ensuring it’s not only healthy but will also be eaten with enthusiasm!

This recipe was provided by our wonderful Chef Carol at Guardian Preston West.


  • 1x brown onions
  • 1 tbsp crushed garlic and ginger
  • Spinach
  • 1kg firm tofu
  • 4x diced tomatoes or 1x diced tomato can
  • 1x carrot
  • ½ cup coconut cream (or thickened cream if you prefer)
  • 1 tbsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp turmeric/ ground cumin/ ground coriander


    1. Cut the tofu in small cubes. Dice the onions and carrots.
    2. Brown the onions, add the ginger and garlic and cook for a few minutes, then add the carrots.
    3. After a few minutes, add all the spices and the diced tomatoes.
    4. Cook for around 20 min before adding the spinach.
    5. Add some water and mix in the vegetable stock.
    6. Remove from heat and blend until smooth.
    7. Return it to low heat and add the tofu. Cook for another 20 min.
    8. Top with coriander and parsley.
    9. Serve with the rice of your preference and enjoy!

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