Tofu (Paneer) Stirfry

Ingredients :

Extra Firm Tofu - 14 oz (cut into small cubes)
Chopped Garlic - 1 tsp
Chopped Ginger - 1 tsp
Bell Pepper - 1 (sliced)
Green Onions - 2 stalks (chopped)
Dry Red Chilly - 1 (chopped)
Soy Sauce - 1 tblsp
Chilly Garlic Sauce - 1 tblsp
Lemon Juice - 1 tsp
Sesame Oil - 2 tblsp 
Sesame Seeds (toasted) - 1 tblsp (for garnish)

Preparation Method :

1. Heat 1 tblsp oil in a pan/wok and add the tofu cubes. 

2. Fry on medium flame (stirring occasionally) till all the moisture evaporates and the sides are browned. This takes about 10-15 minutes.
Tip :- You may freeze the tofu and cut into cubes. This will help in quick browning.

3. Once the tofu becomes crispy and brown, move the tofu to the sides and make a well in between.

4. Add 1 tblsp of oil and add the chopped garlic and ginger.

5. After a minute add the remaining ingredients in quick sucession - green onions, bell pepper, dry red chilly, lemon juice, soy sauce and chilly garlic sauce. 

6. Increase the heat and stir fry till everything comes together. 

7. Switch off and garnish with a generous amount of toasted sesame seeds.


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