Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Tofu Stir Fry


100 gram Tofu
1/2 cup diced capsicum
1/2 cup diced cabbage
1 cup diced carrots
1 cup chopped bean greens
2 cloves of grated/finely chopped garlic 
1/2 cup soya sauce
salt to taste
freshly ground black pepper to taste

-you can also add other vegetables of your choice like diced mushroom, baby corns, broccoli, etc. 

1) Squeeze out water from block of tofu. Then place the block in between kitchen towel or tissue paper and place anything on top of it for removing excess water. Change the paper once it gets wets. This well help the tofu to season well and absorb sauce. 

2) After 15 mins, season the tofu block with salt and pepper to taste. and then cut them into 1/2 inch even cubes.

3) Heat 1 tbsp oil in pan . once hot, add tofu cubes and cook on low to medium flame . Flip occasionally.

4) Fry till crisp nicer golden brown. Then add 1 tbsp soya sauce, flip for half minute and remove from flame.

5) Add 1tbsp of oil in pan, add bean greens and fry for 1 min on medium flame.
6) Add carrots, grated/finely chopped garlic. fry for another 1 min again.

7) Add diced capsicum,cabbage and fry for one more minute. season with salt and pepper to taste.

8) Then add soya sauce and finely tofu. garnish with chopped green onions or scallions. 
Goes great with choice of fried rice.

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