Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice

The Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice is a wholesome protein rich recipe with curried tofu topped on brown rice is a must try recipe. Make and serve for weekend dinner and it will surely become a family favourite.

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Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice
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Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice is a delicious combination of tofu, vegetables in a sweet and sour sauce that makes a wholesome weeknight dinner. The best part about the recipe is the simple ingredients and can be made under 30 minutes. The sauce is comprised mainly of everyday ingredients and is extremely easy to make. 

Serve the Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice along with Vietnamese Style Vegetarian Spring Rolls Recipe With Peanut Dipping Sauce.

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Cuisine: Asian
Course: Side Dish
Diet: High Protein Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

40 M

Total in

60 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    Main Ingredients
  • 250 grams Tofu , cut into 1 inch cubes
  • 1 Onion , thinly sliced
  • 2 Carrots (Gajjar) , julienned
  • 1 Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , thinly sliced
  • 1 Dry red chilli , thinly sliced
  • 1 tablespoon Sesame (Gingelly) Oil
  • Ingredients for the sweet and sour sauce 
  • 4 Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , finely chopped with leaves
  • 2 inch Ginger , thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup Tamarind Paste
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika powder
  • 1 teaspoon Whole Black Peppercorns , freshly ground
  • 2 tablespoons Brown Sugar (Demerara Sugar)
  • 5 Basil leaves
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice

  1. To begin making the Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice we will first prepare the sauce. 

  2. In a small bowl, combine the tamarind paste, soy sauce, paprika, black pepper powder, brown sugar and basil leaves. Add a cup of water and whisk the ingredients well. Keep this aside.

  3. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a saucepan; add in the spring onions, ginger and garlic. Stir fry for a couple of minutes until the onions have softened and you can smell the aroma. Once the onions have softened add in the above sauce mixture and give the sauce a quick boil. Once it begins to boil, turn the heat to low and simmer the sauce while we get the vegetable ready.

  4. Heat a teaspoon of oil in a wok and pan fry the tofu till the tofu becomes golden brown in color. Once done remove from the wok and keep aside. 

  5. Now into the same wok add in all the vegetables like the carrots, green bell peppers. Sprinkle some salt and stir fry on high heat until the vegetables are slightly tender. Pour in the simmering sauce into the vegetables and stir to combine. 

  6. Once the sweet and sour vegetables comes to a boil, stir in the tofu and turn off the heat. Transfer the curry to a serving bowl. Top it up on freshly prepared hot steamed brown rice.

  7. Serve the Sweet and Sour Vegetable Recipe with Tofu & Brown Rice along with Vietnamese Style Vegetarian Spring Rolls Recipe With Peanut Dipping Sauce.

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