Tofu Fried Rice Recipe

Raksha Kamat
Tofu Fried Rice Recipe
138 ratings.

Tofu Fried Rice is a delicious Indo Chinese preparation of rice with vegetables and tofu. This one pot meal is easy to make and turns delicious. Tofu looks like paneer, but it is made from soya bean curd and is healthier than paneer. It is added to most of the Indo Chinese dishes.

Did you know- Tofu is a good source of proteins and amino acids. It is rich in iron, calcium and vitamins. It is gluten free and low in calories too.

Serve Tofu Fried Rice for a weekend dinner. You can even serve this fried rice at a party or small get-together at home and impress your guests.

You can also try other similar recipes such as

  1. Lemon Rice
  2. Pudina Rice
  3. Tofu Masala Rice

Cuisine: Chinese
Course: Lunch
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

20 M

Cooks in

60 M

Total in

80 M

Makes:

3 Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Basmati rice
  • 200 grams Tofu , cubed
  • 1 Bay leaf (tej patta)
  • 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini)
  • 2 Onions , finely chopped
  • 4 Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , finely chopped
  • 4 tablespoon Spring Onion Greens , finely chopped
  • 1/2 Red Yellow or Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , julienned
  • 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , peeled and julienned
  • 8 Button mushrooms , chopped
  • 5 cloves Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 tablespoon Green Chilli Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Soy sauce
  • Cooking oil , as required
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Tofu Fried Rice Recipe

  1. To begin making the Tofu Fried Rice, wash the rice and keep aside for 15 minutes.

  2. Par boil the rice by adding the bay leaf and 1/4 teaspoon salt to it. Drain and spread it on a colander. Sprinkle cinnamon powder on it and let it dry.

  3. Meanwhile in a kadai/wok, add the required oil and shallow fry the tofu cubes till they turn brownish from both the sides. Remove and keep it aside.

  4. In the same kadai, add oil if needed. When oil gets heated add chopped garlic and fry for 30 seconds. Then add chopped spring onion and onion and fry till onion turns pinkish. Add ginger garlic paste and mix well.

  5. Add capsicum, carrot and mushroom. Fry till the vegetables and mushrooms get cooked.

  6. Now add the sauces and mix well. Add salt to taste, remember that salt had already been added to rice too while cooking.

  7. Add the fried tofu cubes and gently mix everything well. Finally add the rice, toss and stir it for 2 to 3 minutes.

  8. After 2 to 3 minutes, garnish with chopped spring onion greens and it is ready to be served.

  9. Serve Tofu Fried Rice for a weekend dinner. You can even serve this fried rice at a party or small get-together at home and impress your guests.

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Last Modified On Friday, 11 November 2016 15:10
     
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