Appetizers/snack/ Side dish -with gravy-vegetarian

CHILLI TOFU

Ingredients

  1. Tofu(firm)cubed-250 gms
  2. Cornflour-1 1/2 tbsp
  3. Ginger (julienne)-2 tsp
  4. Garlic (chopped)- 1 tsp
  5. Onion chopped finely- 1 no
  6. Green chilies chopped- 1 no(or to taste)
  7. Spring onion(chopped)-2 tbsp
  8. Red chili powder-1/2 to 3/4  tsp
  9. Soya sauce-2 tsp
  10. Tomato sauce-1 to 1 1/2 tbsp
  11. Pepper powder- to taste
  12. Salt to taste
  13. Water
  14. Oil

Method

  • Combine cornflour ,pepper powder and salt to taste with enough water to form a thick batter.
  • Add the tofu cubes into this batter and mix carefully.
  • Heat oil in a pan and shallow fry the tofu cubes, turning sides in between until it turns golden brown.(You can also deep fry the tofu cubes if you wish to do so)
  • Drain this onto a kitchen towel and keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in a pan , add ginger , garlic and green chilies and saute till raw smell leaves.
  • Add chopped onion and spring onion.Saute till onion turns translucent.
  • Add red chili powder and saute for a few seconds.
  • Now add soya sauce and tomato sauce.Stir well.
  • Add the fried tofu cubes and mix until combined.
  • Switch off the heat ,garnish with chopped spring onions.
Enjoy!!

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41 Comments

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    Saucy Siciliana
    November 21, 2011 at 6:18 pm

    I make tofu a lot because my husband is japanese. I like this recipe. Hugs from Rome!

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    Alpana
    November 21, 2011 at 6:22 pm

    Very nice recipe & the presentation is awesome. Very beautifully presented.

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    Sushma Mallya
    November 21, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    Lovely presentation, this looks so mouthwatering…Yummy!

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    Prabha Mani
    November 21, 2011 at 7:20 pm

    Looks really yum..Thanks 4 the recipe!!

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    Priya Suresh
    November 21, 2011 at 7:49 pm

    Wow chilli tofu looks fabulous,a prefect starter for a party menu.

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    Az
    November 21, 2011 at 7:59 pm

    Yum Yum.. What a perfect appetizer.. and those clicks are killer!!

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    Sobha Shyam
    November 21, 2011 at 8:14 pm

    chilli tofu looks real yum, wonderful recipe..

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    Julie
    November 21, 2011 at 8:16 pm

    Real delicious n yummy yum!!

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    Puja
    November 21, 2011 at 8:50 pm

    My fav way to eat tofu πŸ™‚
    Your pics are beautiful!
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    Sangeetha M
    November 21, 2011 at 10:07 pm

    chilli tofu looks so perfect and yummy…nice pictures n well presented!!
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    divya
    November 22, 2011 at 12:01 am

    Slurp,seriously drooling here,droolworthy dishes..

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    Neha
    November 22, 2011 at 1:27 am

    Chilli tofu looks very tempting…Nice clicks

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    Urmi
    November 22, 2011 at 3:41 am

    Lovely recipe. Chilli tofu looks spicy, yummy and tempting.

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    Shanthi Krishnakumar
    November 22, 2011 at 4:10 am

    This looks extremely awesome and would love to have it.

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    Radhika
    November 22, 2011 at 4:28 am

    I do not like tofu but with your tempting clicks you are seriously tempting me.

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    Aarthi
    November 22, 2011 at 4:45 am

    great recipe for using tofu..Yummy

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    Unknown
    November 22, 2011 at 5:32 am

    Perfect starter..looks so inviting…yummmy

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    Faseela
    November 22, 2011 at 7:19 am

    lovely clicks……superb

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    Tina
    November 22, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    mouthwatering tofu…

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    Anonymous
    November 22, 2011 at 1:48 pm

    I'm always looking different ways to prepare tofu; this looks excellent with fabulous mix of spices and of course love the presentation πŸ™‚

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    Manju @ Manjus Eating Delights
    November 22, 2011 at 6:17 pm

    I've always felt tofu has a kinda tangy aftertaste…mayb the dishes I tried were such….these Chilli Tofu bites look very tempting!! Shud try them sometime!

    Thanks for stopping by my space!
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    Suja Manoj
    November 22, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    Mouthwatering..delicious and tempting

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    Sarah Naveen
    November 22, 2011 at 7:28 pm

    I am liking all your pics KL :)…Great job πŸ™‚

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    Mythreyi
    November 22, 2011 at 7:48 pm

    delicious clicks…

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    Namitha
    November 22, 2011 at 11:56 pm

    Beautiful pictures !! Great recipe too πŸ™‚

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    Unknown
    November 23, 2011 at 12:42 am

    I never tried tofu at home. but I prepared chilli paneer and hope it tasted like tofu. love it.

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    Prathima Rao
    November 23, 2011 at 10:29 am

    One of my absolute fav!! Got a packet of tofu in the fridge for making chilli tofu..Your version looks too tempting!!
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    Unknown
    November 23, 2011 at 10:35 am

    Yummy recipe,looks very tasty.

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    Jayanthy Kumaran
    November 23, 2011 at 11:55 am

    save some dear..I'll be right over..;P
    Tasty Appetite

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    Unknown
    November 23, 2011 at 4:26 pm

    first time in your space….wow..this chili tofu dish looks awesome n delicious….too tempting to resist…..happy to follow u here…do visit mine when time permits πŸ™‚

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    Ganga Sreekanth
    November 24, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    very tempting…..beautiful clicks

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    Chitra
    November 24, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    Very nice. its good to c tofu in place of paneer πŸ™‚

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    Biny's Recipes
    November 25, 2011 at 1:45 pm

    hey same pinch dear…love ur idea of frying it with corn flour

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    Asmita
    November 26, 2011 at 12:29 am

    Looks fabulous! I am a big fan of tofu and would love to try this recipe out.
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    Shobha Kamath
    November 26, 2011 at 9:40 am

    Looks delicious! Nice pics too!

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    Anisha
    November 26, 2011 at 5:49 pm

    Great recipe… Love the pictures!

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    Vidhya Subramony
    November 27, 2011 at 2:20 am

    looks yummy! I think you have not collected your award from my blog @ http://sweetkaramkapi.blogspot.com/2011/11/badhusha.html

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    Padhu Sankar
    November 27, 2011 at 7:19 am

    Lovely pictures and great recipe

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    Rachel
    November 27, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    Am yet to like tofu.. Used this recipe for paneer and it turned great.

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    Manju
    December 7, 2011 at 6:15 pm

    I am not a tofu fan. But this looks soo tempting πŸ™‚

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    Agata - Dietetyczne Fanaberie
    December 16, 2011 at 4:33 pm

    Awww after visiting Shanghai this vacations Im totally into Tofu.. Im so happy that they are slowly putting it in normal prices to markets in Poland aswell!
    This recipe seems to be yummy, Ill try!

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