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Friday, December 13, 2013

Crunchy Tofu Salad

Tofu, or bean curd is very "IN" these days, Everyone is becoming very heath conscious an the idea of a high protein diet is pretty much on everyone's finger tips. Tofu is pretty much set curds of Soy milk with a coagulating  agent Epsom Salt. There are various types of Tofu but only a few available on India. Majorly it is considered to have oriental roots and there are various alternates available world wide, from pickled, dried, smoked, fermented, cured, and sweetened.

The Most popular ones and the ones that are available easily are The Rustic home made tofu and the silken tofu. The hand made tofu are much like Paneer or Cottage Cheese and is available at grocers in New market or most people dealing in exotic vegetables. Silken on the other hand is available at leading stores selling imported food items and available in Firm or Soft variants . 

This Particular recipe uses the Local tofu and is an amazing salad and also a lovely snack .

Tofu 200g ( cut into tiny cubes)
Corn flour 100g

  • Coat the tofu in the corn flour and keep deep fry 
  • Fry till golden and crisp 
  • Keep aside to cool 

Onion 1 nos chopped
Red capsicum 3 tbsp (diced)
Yellow Capsicum 3 Tbsp ( diced)
Green Capsicum 3 tbsp Chopped
Tomato deseeded diced 1 nos
Chopped spring onion 3 tbsp
Litchees 5 nos chopped
Chili oil 2 tbsp
Tabasco sauce 2 tbsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Lemon juice ½

  • Make dressing with lemon juice , chili oil, Tabasco, salt, pepper 
  • Mix the tofu with the chopped ingredients and toss in dressing 

This dish has one of the best textures and is riot in the mouth ,

Seeya !


  1. Very healthy and easy to make salad. Looks superb!

    1. Thank You Sanoli Di... Try it and give me a feedback .... i am sure u will love it ....u can also make it with paneer

  2. hi there ! think its my first time here...intersting space, you have and especially, liked the free-handwriting style fond you use (y) . A healthy keeper salad recipe. Thanks for sharing !

    1. Thank you so much for your words of appreciation .... Sorry for the late response a christmas and new year is a peak time for us chefs i was not regular to my blog ....

      looking forward to your comments on my other recipes too ... Pls share the link to your blog as well in case u have one .. would love to visit