May 19, 2016

Tofu Fried Rice Recipe

This is one quick fried rice you can make with tofu. I marinated the tofu before and sauted it till golden, then i tossed it with the rice, this way the tofu is not bland and has some flavour to it. You can serve it as it is or as a side for any gravy. 

Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you.

Preparation Time : 5 mins

Cooking Time : 15 to 20 mins
Serves: 2 to 3


Cooked Basmati Rice - 3 cups cooked
Oil - 3 tblspn
Ginger Garlic Paste - 1 tblspn
Onion - 1 chopped finely
Green Chilli - 2 chopped
Cabbage - 1/2 cup chopped finely
Beans - 1/2 cup chopped finely
Carrots - 1/2 cup chopped finely
Capsicum - 1/2 cup chopped finely
Salt to taste
Sugar - 2 tsp
Soy Sauce - 1 tblspn or to taste
Vinegar - 2 tsp

For Marination:

Tofu - 1 cup cubed
Red Chilli Powder - 1/2 tsp
Salt to taste
Soya Sauce - 1 tsp


Mix tofu with the ingredients given, Heat oil in a pan, add tofu and fry till golden, drain and set aside.

Now in the remaining oil, add in ginger garlic paste and saute for a min.

Add in onions and chillies and cook them for a min.

Add in all veggies and toss well. Add salt and sugar and saute them for 5 mins or so.

Add in tofu and mix well.

Now add in cooked rice and stir fry for 2 mins or so.

Add in soy sauce, vinegar and mix well.



Take all your ingredients

Take tofu in a bowl

add salt and chilli powder

add in soy sauce

mix well

heat oil in a pan

add tofu

fry them

fry till golden

drain and set aside

in the remaining oil, add ginger garlic paste

add onions and chillies

toss well

add in all veggies

mix well

season with salt 

add some sugar

mix well

add tofu

toss well

add in cooked rice

toss well

add in soy sauce

add in vinegar

mix well



  1. Great recipe as always :) it would be great if you could post the chilli tofu recipe too :)

  2. Looks wonderful ! A doubt here , why is sugar used ? Will it make the rice sweet?

    1. I used normal sugar. no it balances the dish perfectly


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