Sunday, 24 July 2016

Orange tofu

Crispy tofu stir fried with exotic vegetables in  a sticky, spicy and tangy sauce. This is a unique recipe created with tangy oranges, healthy vegetables and sauces which is sure to appeal to everyone. This can be served with vegetable fried rice or parsley rice.

Ingredients :

1 cup cubed tofu

1 cup chopped bell peppers/capsicum (any colour)
1 cup broccoli florets
4 to 5 baby corn, chopped
1 medium onion chopped 
1 teaspoon ginger garlic paste

for the sauce/gravy

2 teaspoons corn flour

1 cup water
2 teaspoons soya sauce
1 teaspoon vinegar
1 tablespoon jaggery
2 teaspoons chilli garlic sauce or paste
1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice
salt to taste


Heat oil in a wok/pan, add onions, ginger garlic paste and saute till they turn translucent.

Add bell peppers, broccoli, baby corn and saute till they are cooked but still crisp.

In the meanwhile, heat 1 tsp oil in a tava and place the tofu slices as given below. When both sides are lightly browned, remove and keep aside. You can cut them to cubes on cooling.

Make a mixture of corn flour and water. 
Add the corn flour mixture to the pan/wok, add the tofu, soya sauce, vinegar, jaggery, chilli garlic paste, salt and let it boil for 5 minutes.

When the gravy starts thickening, add the orange juice. Boil for 2 minutes and switch off the gas.

Serve with fried rice or parsley rice.

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