Popular Recipes

Tuesday, December 29, 2009

"Appetizers"- Thai Stir Fried Tofu

I am like the person who can eat 'Everything'...well almost! What I mean is...I like to try different foods and my palate is appreciative of various tastes. My little 'E' is learning to eat different foods and getting to know different tastes. I am surprised ( touchwood!) he even likes vegetables like cabbage, eggplant, cauliflower that I did not care for when I was a kid!!! I have seen, he likes well seasoned food......may that be Indian,Italian,Chinese or anything else. I was sure he wouldn't like plain Tofu or things like Tofu milkshake. So I made this tangy yummy appetizer and he loveeeeddd it! (Ofcourse without the peanuts...coz he gets a rash sometimes after eating peanuts)

1 cup 'Extra firm' Tofu cut into bite size cubes
1/4 cup Onion cut into bite size chunks
1tsp Pad thai sauce
1tsp soy sauce
1/2tsp ginger garlic paste
1/2tsp ketchup
1/4tsp red chili paste/hot sauce/red pepper flakes
1 pinch black pepper
1tbsp coarsely crushed peanuts
cilantro for garnishing

1) Dab the cut tofu on paper towel to remove extra moisture
2) Heat little oil in non stick flat skillet. Lay the tofu on the heated oil.Let it brown on one side.Then turn on other side.
3) Add the ginger garlic paste, onions and stir fry on high heat.The onions should remain crisp.
4) Add all the sauces, black pepper and mix well.Turn off heat. Check for salt (as soy sauce is salty)
5) Garnish with peanuts, cilantro.
5) Serve warm as appetizer or as a side dish along with Fried Noodles/ Rice etc.


  1. Wow..Im a great fan of thai food....This looks fabulous and simply superb dear....

  2. i have tried to like tofu by trying a bunch of different dishes, by i just seem to not like it. feels like i am chewing on a combination and cardboard and eraser...lol. might try this recipe though

  3. @ Tina....Thanks...I love Thai food too!
    @ Narendra...I know what you mean Narendra.Manoj has hard time eating it too!But last week I made 'Tofu Makhani' like 'Paneer Makhani'or 'Paneer Butter masala'.....and Manoj did not quite realize that it was 'Tofu'.I will post that recipe too.