by Pallavi Purani

Pan Fired Tofu with Chunky Tomato-Basil Sauce

This is my first attempt to cook with tofu. I bought some regular tofu to try out this dish.

It turned out wholesome and slurrpp delicious.


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Pan Fired Tofu with Chunky Tomato-Basil Sauce
This is my first attempt to cook with tofu. I bought some regular tofu to try out this dish.
Course main course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
portion
Ingredients
  • 200 gms Tofu Regular ... .
  • 1 Cup Bread crumbs ... .
  • 1 Tsp Rosemary ... .
  • 1 Tsp Chilly flakes ....
  • 1/4 Cup milk cold ... .
  • Salt .
  • 1 Tsp Pepper ....
  • 2 tomatoes ... Medium Size [grated]
  • 1 onion .... Medium [ grated
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato ketchup ....
  • 3 - 4 Basil ... leaves
  • 1 tsp vinegar ... .
  • . Oil for pan fry
Course main course
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings
portion
Ingredients
  • 200 gms Tofu Regular ... .
  • 1 Cup Bread crumbs ... .
  • 1 Tsp Rosemary ... .
  • 1 Tsp Chilly flakes ....
  • 1/4 Cup milk cold ... .
  • Salt .
  • 1 Tsp Pepper ....
  • 2 tomatoes ... Medium Size [grated]
  • 1 onion .... Medium [ grated
  • 1 Tbsp Tomato ketchup ....
  • 3 - 4 Basil ... leaves
  • 1 tsp vinegar ... .
  • . Oil for pan fry
Instructions
  1. Mix the bread crumbs with Rosemary, pinch of salt and chilli flakes. [Parmesan cheese optional.
  2. Pour cold milk in a shallow dish.
  3. Cut the tofu in half and make rectangular slices out of it. [200gms shall yield about 6 slices.
  4. Dip it in milk then put a coat of the bread crumbs.
  5. Heat someĀ  oil in a shallow pan, add theĀ  crumbed tofu and fry until crisp.
  6. Once done, layer them on a plate for the sauce to be poured.
  7. Put about a 1 tbsp oil in a wok, once heated, add the grated onion and cook until golden.
  8. Add the tomato, lower the heat to medium, cover and cook until the oil separates.
  9. Add the ketchup, basil and salt.
  10. Add some water if you like the sauce runny.
  11. Pour on the layered tofu chunks. Serve hot.


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