Tofu also called as Soy bean curd. Tofu is made by coagulating soy bean milk and pressing
the resulting curds into soft cakes. Three types of tofu available in the market. Those are
Soft, extra soft , Firm and extra firm. Based on recipes, type of tofu is being used.  Tofu is
one of the traditional ingredient in use in asian recipes, especially in China, Korea and Japan
and all south east Asian countries. Tofu has a low calorie count and relatively large amounts
of protein. It is high in iron, and it can have a high calcium or magnesium content,
depending on the coagulants used in manufacturing. I used to go in the market and keep
seeing tofu. But, As I am an Indian and never tried before, I thought to buy this and started
exploring how to use this tofu. Then I found a method of cooking from one of the youtube
video. The final result is yummy. I prepared for two of my friends. But, due to this recipe
crispy and spicy, I myself completed most of the part.

Ok, Let’s see how to make this Awesome recipe.
Firm Tofu - 1 pack (200gm)
Onion - ½ (chopped)
Green spring onion - 2 (Chopped)
Garlic pods - 5 (chopped)
Sesame seeds - ½ tsp
Sesame oil - 1 tsp
Vegetable oil as required
Soy sauce - 2 tsp
Red chilli powder - 1 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt as required
Unpack the Tofu pack and wash thoroughly with warm water.
Place it on a paper towel and cut the tofu cake into square pieces like cards.
Remove moisture using a paper towel completely.
Heat a pan and add 4 tsp of oil. Place all the tofu cards on the pan and fry it. No need to wait
until oil hot.
Let it fry for few mins.
Meanwhile, we will make a sauce for braising.
In a bowl, add 2 tsp soy sauce, 1 tsp red chilli powder, 1 tsp sugar, salt as required and 1 cup
of water and mix it all together until sugar dissolve. Keep it aside.
Now flip the tofu cards to other side to fry it.
Once all tofu fried completely, remove them and keep it aside.
In a pan, heat 2 tsp of oil. Once oil hot add ½ chopped onion, 5 chopped garlic pods, 2
chopped green spring onion and fry it.
Once onion in golden in color, add the prepared sauce and mix it. Let it cook for 2 minutes.
Then add the fried tofu cards and mix it gently with sauce.
Let it fry for another 3 to 4 minutes.
Once the sauce absorbed by the tofu cards, garnish with little spring onion, ½ tsp sesame
seeds and 1 tsp sesame oil. Mix it.
Now the mouth watering Spicy braised tofu is ready to serve. It can be served with any of
your main course even with rice.