Wednesday, 18 August, 2010

Spicy Tofu wrap

Ingredients :
1. one medium onion finely chopped
2. 1tsp ginger minced
3. 2 clove garlic minced
4. 2 green chilies finely chopped
5. 8oz firm tofu ,crumbled
6.8oz can water chestnuts, drained and chopped
7. 3 tb sp soy sauce
8. sweet chili sauce
9. 1 head iceberg lettuce
10. 1 large carrot grated
11. half cup peanut coarsely grounded
12. half cup chopped green onion

Method :
To make filling. Heat oil in a large skillet, over medium heat. Add onion, ginger,clove and cook for 5 min. Add tofu ,chestnut and cook for 5 min.Add green chilies, salt,soy sauce ,salt and sweet chili sauce. Transfer to a serving bowl.
Place lettuce leaves on platter .Wrap tofu mixture in lettuce leaf and garnish with carrot,green onion and crushed peanuts.
Shouldbe wrapped at time of eating not before .

Tofu with spicy mango chutney

Ingredients :
1. small red onion finely chopped
2. small bell pepper finely chopped
3. 1 cup hot mango chutney ( available in stores )
4. 1 medium red tomato finely chopped
5. 16 oz firm Tofu ,drained and dried
6. 1 bunch fresh spinach leaves or kale

Method :
1.Heat 1tb Sp oil in a pan .Saute onion ,bell pepper . Cook til soft add mango chutney and tomatoes cover and switch of the heat.
2.Cut Tofu into thick slice and cut into triangle shape .
3.In a non stick pan spray littele oil and cook tofu till light brown.
4.Boil water in a large pot ,and add spinach leaves .stir for 3 min and drain .
5.In a large serving dish spread spinach leaves , sprinkle little salt and peeper. now coat each triangle piece     of  tofu and arrange over the spinach . drizzle reaming mango chutney on top .serve warm .

Pita Pockets

1. 1 cup yogurt drained (leave overnight in a sieve to drain)
2. 8 oz. Tofu drained and cubed
3. 2 ripe tomatoes , diced
4. 1 cup spinach or salad leaves shredded
5. 1 cup sprouts
6. 1 large ripe avocado ,sliced
7. 1tsp lemon juice
8. 1 tsp roasted sesame seeds
9. salt, black pepper ( to taste)
10. 4 large or 8 small pita bread

Method :
1.In a bowl mix from all the ingredients from 1 to 9.
2. cut pita bread into half, carefully open the pocket .
3. Fill in the above mixture and enjoy .