Thursday 12 July 2012

Singapore sweet and sour stirfried Tofu

Singapore style stir fried tofu in an aromatic sweet and sour sauce.


480 grams tofu
1 red onion thinly sliced
3 spring onions thinly sliced on the slant
2 cloves garlic finely sliced
2 green chillies finely chopped
2 tablespoons plum sauce
1 tablespoon tomato ketchup
2 tablespoon chilli sauce
2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon corn flour
½ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons water.
3 tablespoons sunflower oil.


1.  Remove the tofu block from the wrapper and pat dry with kitchen paper to remove excess water.
2. Cut the tofu into thin strips 1cm wide and 2 cm long.
3. Add 2 tablespoons of the sunflower oil in a wok and let it heat up.
4. Stir fry the tofu in small batches till it takes on a golden colour. Remove from wok and keep aside.
5. Add 1 tablespoon of sunflower oil to the wok and wait for the oil to heat up. Add the garlic, chillies, red onion and the spring onion and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
6. Add the prepared tofu strips to the wok and stir fry for another 2-3 minutes with the vegetables.
7. Add the corn flower to the water and mix well, add this to the wok together with the vinegar, salt, chilli sauce, tomato sauce, plum sauce and stir fry until tofu strips are totally covered with the sauce.
8. Transfer to a serving dish and garnish with sliced spring onions.

Serve with Rice.

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  1. Thats such a delicious and flavourful dish.

    Wishing you a very happy and successful 2012 :-)

  2. New to me !! looks delicious !!

    Ongoing event CC-Chocolate Fest

  3. Tofu looks so tempting and delicious. Wonderfully prepared.

    Hamaree Rasoi

  4. Wow! inviting..thanks for the recipe

  5. thats delicious! I am craving some tofu now!...happy New year Nayna!

  6. Would love to munch on as a snack too.. Looks yum

  7. I love it. This recipe looks so good!

  8. Wow thats an excellent and super delicious tofu.

  9. Tofu has always been on my top list coz of its nutritional value and texture, and I'm just so delighted to find an amazing recipe here....thanks thanks thanks. :)

  10. I've never tried plum sauce with sweet and sour tofu before! (I've always had ma po tofu), and I really like the frying of the tofu first, it's so lovely!

  11. Wish you and your family a very Happy New Year...super delicious snack....

  12. Stir fry tofu first and use plum, wow.. aching to try it out, but have to find plum sauce first.

  13. Super tempting tofu n sounds so delicious.Wishing you a very happy new year.

  14. ive never cooked with tofu, though they often tempt me when I see them in supermarkets. This recipe sounds yum and Will try soon..thanks for visiting my blog and posting a lovely comment...U have a nice space too...And nice theme for your event.

  15. I love tofu! :) Nice way to introduce some good protein to our meal! interesting recipe!

  16. Sweet and sour flavor works well together! That is a lovely appetizer!

  17. Wonderful appetizer..happy hosting your flavorful event!

  18. Just mouthwatering...looks so easy to prepare & delicious!

  19. Delicious fried tofu. I love this version.

  20. very new dish. Wow! Flavours of Singapore sounds interesting.

  21. Looks great, delicious. Folowing you.

  22. this sound similar like sweet and sour pork, but this is better, because vegetarian,must be very yummy.

  23. delicious n mouthwatering side dish..

  24. Wow.. this looks like a dish straight from a restaurant yaar. Yumm :)

    HapPY nEW Year

  25. This looks amazing Nayna. I think I would love this a lot. I don't know if what I made and posted today is from Singapore cuisine. It could be chinese too. If you still want it, I will send it to your event.

  26. Never tried tofu recipes. Looks interesting one.

    I blog @ Manidipa's Kitchen

  27. I have never cooked with tofu. I must try this recipe.


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