TOFU IN CHILLI SAUCE

For all you tofu lovers here is a recipe which i am sure you wil enjoy making. This rich chilli-tomato sauce with an oriental touch is perfect to serve with white rice or noodles or if your on a diet and watching your calorie intake you can make less of the sauce and have it on its own with a salad. The spiciness of this dish depends on how much chilli sauce or which kind of chilli sauce you use. You can also add vegetables such as peppers, mushrooms and carrots to this dish.
INGREDIENTS:
1 cup of tofu, cubed
1 onion chopped fine
1/4 cup of tomato paste
a dash of chilli sauce
a dash of chinese chilli bean sauce
a dash of soya sauce
a dash of honey/sugar
1 teaspoon of ginger garlic paste
spring onions for garnish
a little chopped green coriander leaves
vegetables of your choice, if you chose to add them
2 tablespoons of cooking oil
METHOD:
Heat the oil in a frying pan and sautee the ginger garlic paste for half a minute taking care not to burn it and then add the onions. Saute till the onions are transparent and then add the tomato paste and all the sauces. Bring it to a boil. Add the tofu and cook till the sauce is thick and tofu is well heated through. Sprinkle with coriander leaves and chopped spring onion greens. Serve hot with white rice or noodles.
If you want to add vegetables you can sautee them together with the onion according to cooking time.

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4 Responses to TOFU IN CHILLI SAUCE

  1. lori says:

    boy this sounds interesting i like trying new recipes

  2. elizabeth says:

    what kind of tofu did you use?

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