Tofu bhurji known as Indian Style Tofu scramble is a very tasty and easy vegetarian dish inspired by an egg bhurji recipe. Tofu bhurji is cooked using ingredients such as crumbled tofu, onion, tomato, bell pepper, and spices. It’s vegan, gluten-free and Keto-friendly dish!
Tofu is known as bean curd (soya paneer), it is prepared by coagulating soya milk and then pressing the resulting curds into solid white blocks of varying softness, it can be silken, soft, firm, or extra firm.
1 tablespoon oil
½ teaspoon jeera (cumin)
One teaspoon ginger grated
2 green chilies finely chopped
01 medium onion finely chopped
medium tomato finely chopped- 1
colored bell pepper diced- 1 cup
Half a tsp haldi
¼ teaspoon red chilli powder
garam masala – ½ tsp
One cup of firm tofu (200 grams)
2 tablespoons cilantro (coriander leaves)
Few drops of lime juice
Serving 3 people
Firstly, press tofu with some heavy objects for 15-20 minutes. This will drain the excess moisture.
Then, crumble the tofu gently with your fingers and keep it aside.
Besides, heat oil in a pan. Add jeera and let them splutter.
Next, add ginger & green chilies and saute for a few seconds.
Then, add onions and colored bell peppers. Saute them till they are a little soft in texture.
Furthermore, add tomatoes and spices such as turmeric powder, red chili powder, salt, and garam masala.
Well, cook tomatoes till they become soft and mushy.
Then, add crumbled tofu to it. Mix well and cook covered for a few minutes.
Switch off the flame.
Now, add lime juice to the bhurji and garnish with coriander leaves. Mix it a little.
Finally, serve hot & enjoy!
It can be eaten with roti or paratha or used as stuffing for sandwiches.
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