Sweet And Sour Tofu

Sweet And Sour Tofu

Ingredients:

  • ½ of 14 oz package tofu (soya paneer)
  • 1 large red bell pepper/ capsicum
  • Approx. 3 cups sliced cabbage (¼ of medium cabbage)
  • 3 tablespoons oil Gravy
  • Approx. 1-1/2 oz of seedless tamarind
  • 1 teaspoon roasted cumin seeds powder (jeera)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric (haldi)
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded ginger
  • ¼ cup brown sugar/ 1-2 tsp of normal sugar

Method:

  • Soak tamarind in 1/4 cup of warm water for 15 minutes. Squeeze the tamarind mixture well, then discard tamarind pieces leaving a nice thick pulp.
  • Add the remaining sauce ingredients to the tamarind pulp mix well and set aside.
  • Squeeze the Tofu gently keeping between your both palm.
  • Cut tofu into ¾ inch thick slices then and pat dry between paper towels. Then cut slices into ¾ inch cubes.
  • Remove seeds from bell pepper and slice 1/4 inch thick lengthwise.
  • Heat oil in a wide pan over medium heat. Stir roast tofu pieces until golden brown in color, approximately 2-3 minutes. Remove from pan and place on a paper towel.
  • In the remaining oil, first stir-roast bell pepper for a minute and add cabbage continue to stir roast for approx. 2 more minutes over medium heat. Vegetables should still be crunchy.
  • Add tofu and tamarind sauce to the vegetables in the pan, stir well and let simmer over low heat for 4-5 minutes.
  • Sweet and Sour Tofu tastes great served over plain rice.
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