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.