Tofu Manchurian

Tofu Manchurian

Serving Size:4


For the batter

1/4 cup all purpose flour
1 egg beaten well
1tsp chillie powder
1tsp garam masala
1tsp salt
1tbsp rice flour
1packet tofu (bean curd) quartered

Marinate the quartered tofu with all the ingredients mentioned above for 3 hours.

1/4 diced tomatoes
1/4 diced capsicums
1/4 diced shallots
1 small onion chopped
3 cloves garlic minced finely
2tsp grounded pepper
1tsp garam masala
1tsp chillie powder
1tsp turmeric powder
2tbsp curd
1tsp chicken curry masala
1tbsp tomato paste
1/4 cup tomato puree
salt to taste
1tsp mustard seeds
1/2tsp cumin seeds
1tbsp sesame seeds
1 cup vegetable oil

Preparation Methods:
In a non-stick frying pan, pour 1 cup vegetable oil and shallow fry the tofu pieces. Drain and keep aside.
Coat a frying pan with 2tbsp of oil-add the mustard seeds. Once it starts to crack- add the cumin and sesame seeds. Then add minced garlic and onions. Let the onions saute well. Meanwhile in another bowl add the diced shallots,capsicums,tomatoes and 1tsp pepper powder with 1tsp of olive oil. Micro-wave on high for 3 minutes and keep aside. Once the onions are well cooked add the remaining seasoning and the shallow fried tofu-saute them till it combines well with all the spice mixture.Finally add the capsicum mixture and adjust the level of salt. Remove from flame and serve hot with chopped coriander leaves.