Its has been a long i wanted to make out something with a combination of coriander leaves and mint leaves along with cubed tofus as a simple but spicy fritters as an appetizier..Finally i prepared this easy breezy tofu bites with coriander and mint stalks along with ginger, garlic, green chillies,chaat masala, cumin seeds, yogurt, salt and lemon juice..Wat all u need is to grind a grounded masala with those stalks and spices, in which cubed tofus are marinated for more than two hours or for overnite, i always prefer to prepare my marination always overnite..So that this marinated tofus are ready to get shallow fried or baked the next day, i went for shallow frying coz everyone at home wanted to taste this hara tofu cubes even before frying, so i choosed shallow frying as i wanted them to get ready with less minutes, u can also go for baking by preheating the oven to 350F, bake these cubes for 15-20minutes at 350F..These shallow fried tofu cubes tastes fabulous, spicy and we loved it.
250grms Extra firm Tofu (cubed or cut as any shape as u desire)
1cup Coriander leaves stalks (chopped)
1/4cup Mint leaves stalks (chopped)
1tsp Cumin seeds
2nos Green chillies
3nos Garlic cloves
1tsp Ginger (pieces)
1/2tsp Lemon juice
1/2tsp Chaat masala
Grind the coriander stalks,mint stalks with cumin seeds, green chillies, garlic cloves, ginger, chaat masala, lemon juice and yogurt as fine paste, add this grounded paste to the cubed tofu, mix gently until the tofu cubes get well coated with the grounded green paste...let this cubed marinated tofu cubes sit either for 2 hrs or overnite in fridge..
Heat enough oil for shallow frying..drop gently the marinated tofu cubes to the hot oil, fry them on both sides until they turn golden brown, pick them with a toothpick and enjoy either with hot chilly sauce or with ketchup...