Saturday, September 27, 2008

Tofu Fried Rice

Tofu is low in calories, contains beneficial amounts of iron..These tofus r prepared from soyamilk, these r similar to cheese that we get from milk..Can get very easily from Chinese stores, to make this receipe u need to get extra firm Tofu as they r available in two is extra firm tofu n another one is Silken tofu..silken tofu r very good for preparing desserts...This fried rice is prepared exactly with our Indian spices...we really enjoyed it lot...its very easy to prepare n healthiest dish...Sending this fried rice to RV & Sudeshna's FF7SOL-Tiffin Box..

2 cup Basmati rice (cooked )
1 cup Extra firm tofu( pieces)
1 no Onion (big)
1 nos Tomato (big)
2 tsp Ginger garlic paste
1/2 tsp Pepper powder
2 nos Green chillies
1/2 tsp Cumin seed powder
1 tsp Garam masala powder
3stalks Cilantro leaves
5nosCurry leaves
2 nos Bay leaves, cinnamon sticks, cloves
3 tsp Oil
Salt as per taste

Cut the tofus as small cubes..marinate them with pepper powder, cumin seed powder,garam masala powder, salt for half an hour with a spoon of oil..heat 3 tsp of oil in a kadai, add the whole spices (bayleaves, cloves, cinnamon sticks) n let them fry until they turn brownish, cut the onions finely lenghtwise, cut tomato as small pieces, add the onions n tomatoes pieces to the fried whole spices, stir them continously, once the onion is transculent add the ginger garlic paste n green chillies slightly opened, stir them continously until the raw smell goes away, now add the marinated tofu pieces, put the flame in simmer n stir them well until the oil get separates..

Add the already cooked basmati rice to the masala n stir them well until they gets well mixed, add the curry leaves as well as chopped cilantro leaves to the rice, add salt if needed, keep always the flame in simmer, else the rice will get sticks to the bottom of the kadai...

Serve hot with any type of Raitas r else with chips r papads...Enjoy!!!!!!!!!


Anonymous said... Reply To This Comment

Tofuva vachi ithana panalama?????????
Simply superb fried rice priya... Healthy one

Priya Suresh said... Reply To This Comment

Thanks Arthi...yeah!!!can do some many recipes out of tofu...

lubnakarim06 said... Reply To This Comment

Wow looks simple and yummy. Nice entry to the event.

Shifa AbduRehman said... Reply To This Comment

my kids love tofu :) im sure going to try this!