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Friday, June 4, 2021

Tofu Tikka Manchurian / Tofu Manchurian - Tofu Recipes

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Tofu Tikka Manchurian

Ingredients for marination

Oil - 2 tsp
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Kashmiri red chilly powder - 1 tsp
Jeera powder - 3/4 tsp
Crushed dry mint leaves - a generous pinch
Chaat masala - 1/2 tsp
Ginger & Garlic paste - 1 tsp
Thick curd - 2 tbsp
Black salt - 1/8 tsp
Besan - 1 tsp
Firm tofu cubes - 12 large pieces
(adjust spices according to your taste)

Other ingredients

Coloured Capsicum cut into cubes - 1 cup
Onions cut into cubes - 1/2 cup
( Brush 1 tsp of oil to onions and capsicum, air fry them at 400 deg. for 4 minutes and keep it aside)


Press the Tofu slightly to squeeze out water, pat dry the tofu cubes well to remove extra moisture.
Take a bowl add all the ingredients mentioned under marinate, add the tofu cubes.
Gently mix till all cubes are well coated with the masala. Leave it to rest for at least 30 minutes.
Pre heat Gourmia air fryer at 400 deg. for 8 minutes, arrange the tofu pieces brush the top with oil and the air fry inner plate.
Each oven is different so time can vary. Watch it carefully so you don't end up burning.
Turn in between and cook the other side too. Once its light brown on top remove.

Sauce for Manchurian

Soy sauce - 2 tbsp
Tomato ketchup - 1/4 cup
Red chilly sauce - 2 tbsp
Vinegar - 1 tsp
Salt to taste
Sugar - 1/4 tsp
Ginger and garlic paste - 1/2 tsp
( or chopped ginger and garlic pieces)
Oil - 2 tsp
Chopped spring onions for garnish.


Heat oil in a pan add the ginger and garlic paste and saute till nice arroma comes out.

Add the sauces, sugar and salt mix till well combined. Add the capsicum and tofu gently toss till combined and switch off the stove.
Garnish with spring onions and serve as a starter or side dish for fried rice.

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