Pressed Tofu with Vermicelli Recipe

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Pressed Tofu with Vermicelli
How to make Pressed Tofu with Vermicelli
  • Recipe By: Mona Maliah
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Difficult

About Pressed Tofu with Vermicelli Recipe: Freshly made tofu served on a plate of crisp vermicelli. A perfect snacking option.

Ingredients of Pressed Tofu with Vermicelli

  • For the tofu:
  • 1 cup soya beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 2-3 tbsp white vinegar
  • For the starter :
  • Pressed tofu
  • 4-5 tbsp ground nut oil
  • 50 gms Indian rice vermicelli (sevian)
  • For the Dressing:
  • 1 Lemon (juiced)
  • 4 tbsp vinegar
  • 1 tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 2 tbsp bhura or ground sugar
  • to taste salt

How to Make Pressed Tofu with Vermicelli

  • Prepare the tofu:
  • 1.Soak the soya beans in water overnight.
  • 2.Drain, wash and grind the beans in a blender with 2 cups of water.
  • 3.Pour the mixture into a muslin cloth. Gradually add 4 cups of water and stir. Squeeze the pulp to extract the soya milk.
  • 4.Heat the extracted milk till it is hot but not boiling. Add the vinegar, increasing or decreasing the quantity till the milk begins to curdle.
  • 5.Now pour through a muslin cloth to drain the water and keep pressed. Wait for 20-30 mins to allow the tofu to set.
  • Prepare the dressing:
  • 1.Cut the tofu into cubes and saute them till golden brown.
  • 2.Heat the oil and fry the vermicelli for a few seconds till it is crisp.
  • 3.Put all the ingredients of the dressing in a bowl and whisk together.
  • 4.Place the vermicelli on a platter, sprinkle some salt over it, top it with the tofu and drizzle the dressing. Serve immediately
Key Ingredients: soya beans, water, white vinegar, Pressed tofu, ground nut oil, Indian rice vermicelli (sevian), Lemon (juiced), vinegar, minced garlic, coriander, bhura or ground sugar, salt