Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Tofu Manchurian



TO Marinate:
Extra Firm Tofu - 1cup cubes
Allpurpose flour(Maida) - 4 TBSP
Corn flour - 2 TBSP
Rice flour - 2 TBSP
Baking soda A pinch
Chilli powder 1/2 Tsp
Pepper powder 1/2 Tsp
Water - As reqd
Salt - As reqd
Oil to deep fry

For Frying:
Onion - 1 (Chopped)
Capsicum - 1 (Chopped)
Green chillies 2-3
Ginger A small piece (finely chopped)
Garlic pods 5-6 (finely chopped)
Red chillie sauce - 1 tsp
Tomato sauce - 2-4 tbsp
Soya sauce - 1 tsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Ajinomoto - A pinch
Salt - As reqd
Oil - As reqd

METHOD:
1. Make a paste of Maida, Rice flour, Corn flour, Baking soda, Red chilli powder, Pepper Powder and salt. Check the spice level & make a smooth paste. If u like manchurian crispy add more rice flour and less maida. Add water to make a smooth paste.

2. Marinate the Tofu cubes in this batter, each tofu cube should be well coated with the paste. Allow to marinate for 1/2 hour.

3. Deep fry coated Tofu till the color changes to dark brown. Keep aside

4. Heat oil in a pan and add chopped Ginger and Garlic, chopped Onions, diced Capsicum & chopped Green chillies to it. Saute for 2 mins so that the onions and capsicum are still crunchy.

5. Now add the Red chillie sauce, Tomato sauce, Soya sauce, Vinegar, and Ajinomoto. Saute for a minute

6.Add the fried Tofu to this and saute, until the masala and the tofu get fried together nicely.

Hot & Spicy, Healthy Manchurian Ready!!!