Tofu Stir-fry with Spinach and Okra

Olive oil
1/8 tsp turmeric
1/8 tsp sambar powder
1/8 tsp cumin
1/8 tsp cayenne pepper
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
1 lb firm tofu, cut into ½ inch cubes
1 cup spinach
1 cup cut okra
Salt to taste


Add a glug of olive oil to a non-stick skillet and warm it slowly over low heat. Add the spices and warm them up, being careful not to burn them, for about 60 seconds. Turn up the heat to medium-high and throw in garlic, ginger and onions. A few minutes after, dial the heat down to medium and add tofu. Cook the tofu until nicely browned on sides. At this point, add the spinach and okra and sauté for a few more minutes until nicely warmed. Add salt to season.

Serve over some cooked rice. If you want to add hot sauce, like Sriracha,

Serves 4.

© 2023 Olga Massov