Tofu Stir Fry

Stir fry is an easy, heathy option at our home and enjoyed tremendously.You can try tofu, chicken, beef or shrimp stir fry with the same base recipe.

Ingredients:

  1. Firm Tofu – 1 Packet
  2. Red Bell Pepper – 1, deseeded and cubed
  3. Green Bell Pepper – 1, deseeded and cubed
  4. Onion – 1 , medium, cubed
  5. Cabbage – 50 gms, chopped big
  6. Beans – 10, french style cut
  7. Zucchini – 1, cubed
  8. Green chili – 2-3 nos. slant slit
  9. Garlic – 1Tbsp, finely chopped
  10. Ginger – 1/2 Tbsp , finely chopped
  11. Soy sauce – 2 Tbsp
  12. Stir Fry sauce – 1Tbsp
  13. Pepper – taste
  14. Salt – to taste
  15. Oil

Procedure:

  1. Preparing Tofu: Drain the tofu .Now place it between kitchen paper towels and keep a heavy vessel on top.This will help to drain the excess water from the tofu. Tofu has a sponge like structure.Cube the tofu as desired and marinate it with soy sauce(1/2tsp), stir fry sauce(1/2tsp) and chili powder(1/4tsp).Keep aside for 15 minutes.
  2. Pour oil in a wok and stir fry the tofu for 2-3 mins, till the tofu is browned on all sides.Keep aside.
  3. In the same wok, add 2 Tbsp of oil , add garlic and ginger, stir fry for 30 seconds.Add onions, bell peppers, green chillies, beans , zucchini and fry for 2- 3 minutes.Now add the cabbage and fry for another 1- 2 minutes.
  4. Now add the soy sauce, stir fry sauce, salt,  pepper and fried tofu and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  5. Serve hot with white rice or even roti.

Note: Vegetables that can also be added are brinjal, broccoli, snow peas, mushrooms and carrots.Mix and match the veggies you enjoy!

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