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Five Spice Tofu

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Delicious silken tofu and green capsicums flavoured with five spice.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Preparation Time : 26-30 minutes

Cooking time : 11-15 minutes

Servings : 4

Five Spice Tofu

Main Ingredients

Tofu,

Cuisine

Fusion

Course

Main Course-Veg

Level Of Cooking

Medium

Calories

234.4

Carbohydrates

31.185

Protein

5.45

Fat

12.04

Fibers

2.19

Ingredients

  • Tofu silken
    200 grams
  • Fennel seeds (saunf)
    1 tablespoon
  • Cinnamon one inch sticks
    4
  • Dry ginger
    1/2 inch piece
  • Black peppercorns
    15-20
  • Sichuan peppers
    1/2 teaspoon
  • Star anise
    1/2
  • Onions
    2 medium
  • Green capsicums
    2 medium
  • Oil
    2 tablespoons
  • Spring onions sliced
    2-3
  • Ginger sliced
    2 inch piece
  • Green chillies slit
    2
  • Salt
    to taste
  • Dark soy sauce
    1 1/2 tablespoons
  • Sugar
    2 tablespoons
  • Cornflour/ corn starch dissolved in 2 tablespoons of water
    3 tablespoons

Method

Step 1


Grind fennel seeds, cinnamon, dry ginger, black peppercorns, Sichuan peppers and star anise to a powder. This is five spice powder.

Step 2


Quarter onions and separate the layers. Halve green capsicums, remove seeds, cut into squares and then into triangles. Cut bean curd into squares and then into triangles and set aside.

Step 3


Heat one tablespoon oil in a wok, add onions and green capsicums and toss to glaze. Transfer into a bowl and set aside.Heat remaining oil in a wok. Add spring onions, ginger and green chillies and sauté.

Step 4


Add bean curd and toss. Add salt, soy sauce, sugar and half a teaspoon of five spice powder and toss.Add the glazed onions and green capsicums and toss once more.Add cornflour mixed in water and cook for a minute or two.

Step 5


Sprinkle a little five spice powder and serve hot.

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