How to make Tofu - SK Khazana -

With this recipe you can now make tofu at home

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Soya bean, Lemon juice (नींबु का रस)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Tofu - SK Khazana

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With the recognition of being an important commercial pulse of the world, soya beans are coming into many kitchens around the world. Soya beans are said to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, regulate the bowels and relieve constipation. Besides the popular tofu or beancurd, the beans are also fermented and used to make flavouring pastes and condiments, notably the Japanese soy sauce or shoyu and miso and the Indonesian tempeh.

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Tofu - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Soya bean soaked for 7-8 hours 1 cup

  • Lemon juice 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

Drain the excess water and transfer the soya beans into a large bowl, add sufficient warm water And set aside for 30 minutes. Rub them between your palms to remove the skin. Add 1½ cups water, the skin should be floating on top. Discard the skins and water.

Step 2

Transfer into a blender jar and add 500 ml water, blend till smooth. Add 500 ml water and blend again till well combined.

Step 3

Line a strainer with 2-3 layers of muslin cloth and keep it over a large bowl. . Pour the soya bean mixture into this.

Step 4

Transfer this milk into a deep pan and place it on heat. Let it come to a boil, reduce the heat and let it simmer for 2 minutes.

Step 5

Mix lemon juice and 2 tbsps water in a bowl, add this mixture to the soya milk, stirring continuously. Cover and cook for 2 minutes. .

Step 6

Line another strainer with a muslin cloth, pour the curdled soya milk into it. Once most of the water has drained, gather the edges of the muslin cloth together and squeeze to remove the excess water.

Step 7

Place the strainer over another bowl, and keep the muslin cloth with the curdled soya milk into the strainer. Place a heavy object on top and set aside for 1 hour or till it becomes firm. Refrigerate till set.

Step 8

Cut and serve as required.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal www.sanjeevkapoor.com is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.