How to make Vegan Polenta Cakes with Stirfried Veggies and Tof -

Ideal for the vegans – polenta cake served with stir-fried vegetables and deep fried tofu chips.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Polenta (पोलेंता), Garlic (लहसुन)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Vegan Polenta Cakes with Stirfried Veggies and Tof

Vegan Polenta Cakes with Stirfried Veggies and Tof Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 21-25 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Vegan Polenta Cakes with Stirfried Veggies and Tof Recipe

  • Polenta 150 grams

  • Garlic finely chopped ½ teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoons + for grilling

  • Vegetable stock 2 cups

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Parsley finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red capsicum diced ¼ medium

  • Yellow capsicum diced ¼ medium

  • Green capsicum diced ¼ medium

  • Broccoli florets, blanched 10-12

  • Button mushrooms sliced 5-6

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Onion finely chopped 1 small

  • Ginger-garlic paste ¼ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tofu cut into small cubes 50 grams

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Parsley finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Tofu thinly sliced 50 grams

  • Oil for deep-frying

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to sprinkle

  • Paprika powder to sprinkle


Step 1

To make polenta cakes, heat oil in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for ½ minute.

Step 2

Add vegetable stock and bring it to a boil.

Step 3

Add polenta, peppercorns and cook for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Add parsley and mix well.

Step 5

Pour the polenta in the greased aluminum tray and cool down to room temperature till set.

Step 6

To make stir-fried vegetables, heat oil in another non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for half a minute.

Step 7

Add onion and sauté till translucent. Add red, yellow and green capsicum and sauté for a minute.

Step 8

Add ginger-garlic paste and mix well. Cook for 2 minutes.

Step 9

Add broccoli florets and toss to mix. Cook for 2-3 minutes.

Step 10

Add mushrooms and toss to mix. Add salt and pepper powder, tofu cubes and parsley. Mix well.

Step 11

To make tofu chips, heat sufficient oil in a kadai and deep-fry sliced tofu till crisp and brown on both the sides. Drain on absorbent paper. Sprinkle salt and pepper powder and mix well.

Step 12

Cut polenta cakes into rectangular shapes.

Step 13

Heat oil in a non-stick grill pan, place polenta cakes and cook till the grill marks appear on both the sides.

Step 14

Place polenta cakes on one sides of the serving plate, sprinkle pepper powder, place stir-fried veggies in the center and tofu chips on the other side. Sprinkle crushed peppercorns and paprika powder on top of the tofu chips, garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

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