Vegan butter tofu

Vegan Butter Chicken (Butter Tofu)

Vegan butter tofu

Vegan Butter Chicken (Butter Tofu)

Adina Elena Vladulescu
This easy vegan butter ‘chicken’ alternative is made with tofu. Rich and savory, this meal is ideal if you are trying to reduce your consumption of meat. This creamy plant-based version is ready in 15 minutes and made with canola oil which is high in omega-3s compared to butter which contains mainly saturated fats.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian


  • 1 bloc tofu
  • 1/2 cup Passata (tomato puree)
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 cup unsweetened soy milk
  • 2 tbsp canola oil
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • To taste salt and pepper


  • In a skillet over medium-high heat, brown the tofu in the canola oil with the curry powder and the garlic powder. Add the Passata and the soy milk.
  • Bring to boil and simmer gently for about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with rice or naan bread if desired.
  • Enjoy!

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