Cooking tofu – even more ways of preparing tofu

Tofu is allways great if prepared right. There are sooo many different recipes. Be sure to follow general cooking tips for tofu or the end result may not be as tasty as you would want it.

Tofu Burgers 

Mash up a block of tofu and mix in a handful of parsley or basil is nice and fine chopping. Now add 1 / 4 cup each of cornmeal, rolled oats and flour and 1 teaspoon of cumin, paprika and cilantro. To give an extra touch, mix 1 / 2 teaspoon dried thyme 1 / 4 teaspoon ginger and a pinch of cayenne. Once you’ve added 1 / 2 teaspoon salt and a tablespoon of soy sauce, you can shape your patties, and add to skillet with some oil and a clove of crushed garlic. 5 minutes on each side should make a great burger, golden.

Mixed tofu

Mix: 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon cumin, thyme, 1 / 2 teaspoon dried 1 / 4 teaspoon turmeric, and 3 tablespoons water. Use a large pot sauté four crushed garlic cloves until soft. Crumble the tofu into pieces the size of a bite and roll in the pan. Cook all together for 10 minutes. Stir often you want the tofu to get crispy, but not stick to pan. Add the spice mixture and cook for another five minutes.

Crispy fried tofu 

Making tofu appealing even to the younger members of his clan for frying. Cut into 1 / 2 inch pieces, place in a bowl and sprinkle with soy sauce marinade – leave for a few minutes to an hour. Fry the slices in a nonstick skillet with olive oil until all sides are crisp. If you feel like being a little more grown up, add grated fresh ginger, a clove of garlic, crushed, or tweak one or two of cumin to maximize the flavor. 

Tofu Wraps 

For a snack that is quick and clever, a little fried pieces of tofu coated with a mixture of cumin, 2, 2 teaspoons ground coriander and a pinch of cayenne. Add some pepper and onion slices, tofu and cook until browned. Then wrap it all in a tortilla – awesome hot or cold. 

These are some additional tips for cooking tofu I found here. Check out original article for details and more tips.


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