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Thai Style Basil Tofu Scramble
This is a delicious Thai style vegan recipe of Basil Tofu Scramble! It is a super easy recipe that requires minimum level preparation. With tofu as the main ingredient, this recipe is very filling and fits to the course of a sumptuous meal.
Diabetic, Gluten Free, Hindu, Vegan, Vegetarian
basil, tofu, vegan thai recipes
Pan or Pot
Sweet Basil Leaves
About 15 g
Roasted, Black or White
Dried or Fresh (optional ingredient)
Can be replaced with fresh lemon juice
Or Brown Sugar (optional ingredient)
Peanut oil, sunflower oil, or coconut oil
Drain the water from tofu. Press further using a strainer to remove any extra water on it.
Cut the tofu into small pieces or Scramble it.
Put the tofu in a bowl.
Add turmeric powder to it. Mix well and keep aside for 5 mins.
Preparing the Sauce
Pound the ginger and garlic together in a mortal and pestle. Alternatively, finely grate the ginger and finely chop the garlic.
Finely chop the onions.
Roast the sesame seeds.
Heat the wok and add 2 tablespoons of oil.
Add the turmeric tofu mix and stir-fry till the tofu is dry and firmer.
Keep the heat at high. This should take around 7 – 10 mins.
Take the tofu off the heat. Keep aside in a bowl.
Heat the wok again on high and add remaining oil.
Add ginger garlic paste and roast till golden brown.
Add the onions and basil leaves. Roast till onions turn golden brown.
Add soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame seeds.
Mix well for few seconds while keeping the heat on.
Add tofu. Mix well. Take off the heat.
Serve with steamed rice.
To make this recipe friendly for cancer patients, do not add molasses or sugar to the recipe.