Curried Tofu with Beet greens and Dandelion leaves

A flavourful healthy protein rich dish using delicious nutritious beet leafy greens( normally thrown away) and dandelion greens great for detoxification of liver .


  • 1 cup finely chopped beet greens with stems
  • 1/2 finely chopped dandelion leaves with stems
  • 1 cup sorrel finely chopped ( no stems) optional
  • 2 tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1 lb. organic firm tofu cut into 1” cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic finely chopped
  • 1 small red onions sliced
  • 1 tbsp. ghee
  • 1/2 tsp. nigella seeds
  • 1/2 tsp. turmeric powder or curry powder
  • salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper ground or chilli powder (optional)



  1. Heat the ghee in a heavy bottom pan and saute’ garlic, nigella seeds and onion for a minute.
  2. Now add beet greens and dandelion leaves and let cook and sizzle for 4-6 minutes
  3. Move the greens to one side and add tomatoes so that tomatoes line the bottom of the pan.
  4. Add sorrel leaves salt ,black pepper, cayenne and turmeric powder.
  5. After 5- 7 minutes add tofu and simmer for 10 – 12 minutes till heated through and tofu soaks up all the flavours .
  6. Enjoy this fragrant delicious curry  with rice or bread or chapati.

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