Tofu Salad


  • 1 block yellow tofu(4 x 4 x 3 in.)
  • 12 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons chopped coriander leaves
  • 2 tablespoons roasted sesame seeds
  • 6 tablespoons oil
  • 1 teaspoons or less chilli powder
  • 1 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons vinegar
  • 11/2 tablespoons roasted gram flour
  • Salt to taste


  • Slice half the tofu into strips 3 x 1/2 x 1inch thick. Cut rest 2-in. squares, 1/2 inch thick.
  • Peel and chop garlic. Chop coriander finely. Pound roasted sesame seeds till powdered.
  • Heat oil hot; fry the squares of tofu till outsides are browned. Remove tofu from pan and drain. Pour away oil except for 11/2 tablesp. Fry chili powder in this and set aside.
  • Cut fried tofu squares into thin strips with scissors. Mix together the two tofus, sesame seeds, coriander, soy sauce, vinegar, chilli and oil, roasted gram flour and fried garlic. Mix well, and correct for salt.