I had this fiery Black pepper tofu from a Thai Take out place a few days back and absolutely loved its bold and sizzling taste..
It’s a bit on the spicy side with all chilly, pepper corns and ginger..so please feel free to play around the spicy level as per you palate
Black Pepper Tofu
100 gms Firm tofu
3 tbspn Corn Flour
½ tspn Pepper powder
2 tspn Black pepper corns
1 tbspn Light Soy sauce
2 Shallots finely chopped
2 Cloves Garlic finely chopped
1 inch Ginger finely chopped
1 Red Chilly finely chopped
2 tbpsn Oil
Pat dry the tofu and cut it into ½ inch cubes
Add the corn flour, pepper powder and a pinch of salt to the tofu and toss so that the tofu is coated well.
Heat the oil in a pan and shallow fry the tofu until the crust is lightly browned on all sides
In the same pan, add the chilly, shallots, ginger and garlic and sauté well for few minutes
Add the tofu, soy sauce and 2 tbpsn water.
Pound the pepper corn and add it to the pan
Sprinkle a pinch of corn flour so that the sauce thickens.
Sauté for 3-4 minutes and serve hot J