Friday, 9 January 2015

Tofu Stir Fry

This is a simple stir fry of tofu which can be made in hasty. This is a very good accompaniment to fried rice or noodles.

  • Extra Firm Tofu/Soya paneer- 200 gm
  • Green Pepper/Capsicum- 2
  • White bulbs/parts of spring onion- 6 to 8
  • Green part of spring onion, finely chopped- ¼ cup
  • Hot chilli-garlic sauce or Chilli-garlic paste or  Sambal Oelek- 2 tbsp or to taste
  • Soy Sauce- 2 tbsp
  • Tomato ketchup- 1 tbsp
  • Rice vinegar or Lime juice- ½ tsp
  • Brown sugar- ½ tsp or to taste
  • Sesame seeds- 1 tsp
  • Salt and pepper- to taste
  • Oil- 2 tbsp

  • Cut the Tofu in cubes.
  • Combine soy sauce, hot chilli-garlic sauce, tomato ketchup, lime juice, brown sugar, pepper and salt in the bowl. Mix well.
  • Add tofu cubes in this mixture and marinade for about 15 minutes.
  • Lightly dry roast sesame seeds, keep aside.
  • Cut spring onion bulbs vertically into two parts. Cut capsicum into cubes.
  • Heat oil in a non stick pan and add the spring onion bulbs and capsicum. Add little salt and pepper. Saute for 2 minutes on high flame.
  • Add marinated tofu cubes along with marination.
  • Stir fry for about 5 minutes until nicely combined.
  • Put in the serving dish, sprinkle chopped green spring onion and roasted sesame seeds on it.
  • Serve hot with noodles or fried-rice.

  • You can use cottage cheese/paneer, small chicken chunks or prawns or even boiled eggs instead of Tofu.
  • You can use Schezwan sauce instead of chili-garlic sauce.

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