Friday, April 10, 2009

Tofu Manchurian

Tofu is low in calories, contains beneficial amounts of iron especially important for women of child-bearing age and has no saturated fat or cholesterol. Tofu are quite rich in calcium too,tofu products can be split into two main categories: fresh tofu, which is produced directly from soy milk, and processed tofu, which is produced from fresh tofu...i prepared tofu manchurian sterday which was in my to do list since a long, this tofu manchurian is prepared with extra firm tofu marinated in soyasauce, green chilli sauce, cornflour for an hour,then deepfried n prepared again in sesame oil with green and red bell peppers...they tastes delicious, quite a easy dish which turns prefectly well as side dish.



To Marinate:
1cup Extrafirm Tofu cubes
1tsp Dark Soya sauce
1/4cup Corn flour
Salt(if needed)
Water
Oil for deep frying

For Manchurian
1cup Red & Green bell peppers(pieces)
1no Onion Chopped
3nos Garlic cloves( minced)
1tsp Light soya sauce
1tsp Green chilli sauce
1tsp Tomato ketchup
1tsp White vinegar
2tbsp Sesame Oil
1tbsp Garlic chives or green onions (chopped)
Salt (if needed)

Mix everything all the ingredients except the oil under the list to marinate...keep aside for an hour and deep fry the marinated tofu cubes until they turn brown...now heat the sesame oil n add immediately the chopped onion with minced garlic cloves, stir for a few minutes, add immediately the bell peppers with light soya sauce, green chilli sauce, tomato ketchup n white vinegar,toss everything for few minutes or until the oil get separates, add salt if needed...add now the deep fried tofus to the veggies, mix well until the tofu pieces get well mixed with the veggies n sauces..add finally the garlic chives pieces r green onions and put off the stove...

Serv as side dish!

27 comments:

  1. wow.. nice colour Priya.. sappita varalama??

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  2. lovely colours. Looks delicious. I tried making gobhi manchurian yesterdya but it was a complete flop :(

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  3. Hi Priya,
    looks very tempting, well done.
    nice snap.
    TC

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  4. U r really creative. U got wonderful and unique collections of dishes.

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  5. This is a great idea Priya, such a healthy one too than the usual manchurian recipes, looks lovely dear :)

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  6. Wow.. thats so colourful! Looks gr8!

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  7. looks colourful...must have tasted great & healthy too.

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  8. aaahhh one more green and red looks so beautiful and helthy too yum yum

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  9. Creative and wonderful manchurian, Priya! Oru spoon naan taste pannava?

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  10. mixture of different colors priya..very nice..great idea!!

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  11. WoW! looks lovely & tempting priya..Nice click!

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  12. Green and red very pretty, good recipe with tofu

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  13. Tofu Manchurian looks good. Hey! Its a good idea to drain the tofu under some weight for at least half an hour for it to marinate even better. I have also had success in putting the tofu at 400 degrees F in the oven for 15 mins. instead of frying. I am going to try your recipe(with the modifications ;-) ).

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  14. Healthy repacement of paneer... looking delicious priya..

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  15. This is quite a healthy one, I love Tofu

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  16. Priya, I was just thinking that I never make stuff with tofu.There are so many things to do with tofu.

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  17. Was wondering what will be cooking here... Tofu manchurian??? mmm color looks divine... Perfect side...

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  18. Very nice recipe,Priya.Love the colorful manchurian with tofu :)

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  19. have a pack of tofu at home... this is a wonderful recipe to try out .. love the picture :)

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  20. Wow Priya, Tofu manchurian is a nice thought and looks really inviting! :)

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  21. Tofu manchurain looks delicious. I made Tofu Masala yesterday.I do the same for marinating.
    Tofu has replaced paneer in our home. It is not as tasty as the paneer but is a very good healthy option.

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  22. Looks great Priya..I made a tikka fry last week..But mine was not really firm..had to take so much care not to break it..Loved this one..:)

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  23. I made manchurian with paneer some days back..even I prefer tofu..but it is not available in the nearby store..thanks for the entry

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  24. Looks so good, Priya! I appreciate the things you cook - truly world cuisine!!

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