How to make Lemon Coconut Tofu Squares - Diwali Special -

Lemon and tofu mixture spread over baked wheat flour base and baked again.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Coconut oil (नारियल का तेल), Whole wheat flour (atta) (आटा)

Cuisine : Indian

Course : Desserts

Lemon Coconut Tofu Squares - Diwali Special

Lemon Coconut Tofu Squares - Diwali Special Recipe Card


Hindi: nariyal
Coastal cuisine of India loves the coconut. Be it Goan or Malwani, Karnatak, Tamilian or from Kerala, the taste of coconut reigns supreme. Think about a rich fish curry and try making it obliterating the coconut! It will pass off as a fake. Very correctly termed as the ‘plant of life,’ each and every part of the coconut plant is useful in one or the other way.

Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 3.30-4 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Sweet

Ingredients for Lemon Coconut Tofu Squares - Diwali Special Recipe

  • Coconut oil 1/4 cup

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) ¾ cup + for dusting

  • Butter for greasing

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) 1/2 cup

  • Sea salt 1/4 teaspoon

  • Vanilla essence 1/2 cup

  • Icing sugar for dusting

  • Filling

  • Lemon 1 large

  • silken tofu strained 1/4 cup

  • Castor sugar (caster sugar) ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 tablespoon

  • Baking powder 1/8 teaspoon


Step 1

Preheat the oven to 250°C. Grease a square baking tin with some butter and dust with some flour.

Step 2

Put wheat flour, castor sugar, sea salt, vanilla essence and coconut oil in a bowl and mix till well combined.

Step 3

Spread this mixture evenly in the baking tin, place the tin in the preheated oven and bake for fifteen to twenty minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 4

To make the filling, process together the tofu, castor sugar, flour and baking powder. Grate the lemon peel and add along withits juice and process till smooth.

Step 5

Spread the filling evenly over the baked base, place it in the preheated oven and bake for twenty to twenty five minutes. Remove from oven and cool.

Step 6

Cutinto squares, dust icing sugar on top and serve.

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