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Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Tofu Fried Rice | Easy Lunch box Recipe

Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice
Tofu is a vegetarian food prepared from Soya. Tofu is a very low calorie food and rich in protein and  calcium.Vegans can replace paneer with Tofu. My hubby loves tofu a lot. I am planning to experiment more tofu recipes in future. Tofu Vegetable fried rice is an Indo-chinese rice recipe. It can be prepared for potluck and get together. Kids will surely like this colorful fried rice. Please check below for detailed step by step instructions and pictures for preparing Easy Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice.




Preparation Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 30 mins 
Ready In: 45 mins 
Yields: 4 Servings
Tofu and Vegetable Fried Rice


Ingredients:
Table 1:
Basmati Rice               
1.5 Cups
Veggies of your choice chopped finely 
(Carrots, capsicum, cabbage ) 
2 Cups
Sesame Oil
1 tbsp
Ginger and garlic finely chopped
1 tbsp
Green Chilly slit open
2
Soy sauce
2 tsp
Green chilly Sauce
1 tsp
White Pepper
1 tbsp
Green onions chopped
For Garnishing
Salt


Table 2:
Oil        
1 tbsp
Extra firm Tofu pieces                              
1/2 Cup            


Instructions:
  • Soak Basmati rice for 1 hour and pressure cook for 3 whistles or follow the instructions given in Basmati rice bag. Add 1 tsp of Oil to Rice and keep it ready.This will reduce the stickiness. Heat Oil in a pan and shallow fry Tofu.
1 Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice2 Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice
  • Heat Oil in a pan.Add green chilli, ginger and garlic. Fry till raw smell goes off. Add onions and fry till they turn translucent.
3 Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice4 Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice

  •  Add Carrot and  fry it for 2-3 mins. Add cabbage and fry till  veggies are cooked. Add capsicum and fry for 2 mins. Capsicum should retain its crunchiness, so add it last.
5 Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice6 Tofu Vegetable Fried Rice

  •  Add  Soy sauce, green chilly sauce, fried tofu ,salt and white pepper. Mix well. Fry for 2-3 mins in medium flame. Switch of the stove. Add Basmati Rice and garnish with green onions. 
Tofu and mixed Vegetable Fried Rice
Tofu and mixed Vegetable Fried Rice



Tips:
  • Adding green chilly is optional
  • If white pepper is not available then use black pepper powder. but colour of the dish will get change.
  • If green onions are not available, then replace it with  coriander leaves.

10 comments:

  1. Love this. Pls pass it on to me. very inviting.

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  2. Nice simplicity. Got some idea on what to prepare tomorrow, a meal over this lovely dish for our vegetarian meal.

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  3. Healthy and delicious fried rice with vegetables and tofu.. Great recipe for lunch..

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  4. wow... love that platter of rice...

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  5. Super delicious, quick and yummy fried rice Nithya...

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  6. Looks so tempting.. Love to have it.

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