Raw tofu is undeniably white, bland and squishy. On the other hand, tofu absorbs colours and flavours extremely well and can assume a range of textures and blends easily with just about any other food. You can use tofu in many recipes that kids and non-vegetarians will happily eat.
- 1 lb extra firm tofu
- ¼ cup whole wheat flour,
- ¼ cup corn flour
- ¼ cup quick or rolled oats
- ½ cup parsley tops, washed & dried
- 1 tsp each paprika
- 1tsp coriander
- 1tsp cumin
- ½ tsp dried basil or thyme
- ¼ tsp ginger
- pinch cayenne
- ½ tsp salt
- Optional: asafoetida (hing) or garlic
- Heat a non-stick frying pan on medium with olive oil.
- Add a pinch of asafoetida (hing) or a crushed garlic clove to the oil for extra flavour
- Cut tofu into 1 inch chunks, and add to food processor
- If you don’t have one, mash by hand or with a potato masher, and finely chop the parsley or basil first
- Throw in everything else and mix well by hand, or on low in the food processor just until it all clumps up
- Form into eight 3 – 4 inch patties
- Fry in small amount of oil, on medium heat, 5-7 minutes on each side, or until golden brown
- Serve between brown bun with your favourite relish, tomato slices, onion slices, lettuce or anything else that tickles your fancy.
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I shall try this and revert!!