Friday, October 05, 2012

Tofu bread balls.. a guest post



Hello everyone! Today I have my second guest with me here. Poornima from Easy & homely cookbook shares her Tofu bread balls with us. She has amazing recipes on her blog and do check out and encourage her with your comments. So without making her and everyone wait I would let Poornima introduce herself and her recipe in her own words.


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Last weekend , I was surprised to see a mail from Meena – Random Ramblings. She invited me for a guest post. How can I say “NO”….. I happily accepted and replied back. About Meena, She is a wonderful blogger and her blog has good collection of different vegetarian Recipes. Many of the recipes are unique. Her space is not only for cooking, it also has some interesting facts. I really loved her article – 5 Best Online Watermarking Tools , Do visit her space and explore…


Now, a small intro about me..
I am Poornima, Currently living in Singapore. I am a software engineer and now a happy home maker and mother of a 2 yr old little prince – Kavin. I love my Mom’s cooking and her innovative recipes and I love tasting variety food and that is how I developed my passion towards cooking. I love pencil shading, Reading history, Collecting key chains..
I love to try recipes with left overs . I had Tofu and left out bread in my Refrigerator. So, thought of making this recipe combining Tofu and Bread. It can be made quickly and it is a good healthier  snack for serving unexpected guests as well.  My kid loved this a lot and I think this is good enough to share..









Cooking time : 10 mins
Serves          : 12 pieces


INGREDIENTS:
  • Tofu  : 150 gms
  • Bread : 2
  • Curd  : 2 tsp
  • Onion : 1 –medium sized
  • Green Chillies : 4
  • Coriander Leaves : As Required
  • Gram Masala : ½ tsp
  • Corn Flour : 1 tbsp
  • Salt : To Taste
  • Oil : To fry




STEPS:

  1. Finely chop Onion and Green Chillies. Cut the sides of the bread and Apply 1 tsp of curd on each bread and let it marinate for 5 mins.
  2. In a bowl, Add bread, Tofu, Onion, Green Chillies, Coriander Leaves, Garam Masala, Corn Flour, Salt and mix well to form a dough.
  3. In a pan, heat oil and  make round balls from the dough and deep fry in low flame. Fry only in low flame, else only the outer part will be fried and the inside part will not.
  4. Serve hot with tea/coffee.

Tips:

  • Don’t add more curd, else the dough will be bit watery and you may need to add more cornflour Adding more corn flour will give different taste.
  • Fry only in low fame.
  • Instead of Tofu, you can add Paneer, Vegetables like carrot, peas, cabbage as well.
  • The dough can be stored in Refrigerator and can be used for the next 2 days.
  • You can prepare the common dough excluding Tofu  as explained in steps 1 and 2 and store in Refrigerator. You can try different version every day with Paneer, Tofu, Vegetables etc..









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Thank you Poornima for your kind words and lovely dish. Hope all of you like it.  Over to you for comments.

21 comments:

  1. Mouthwatering tofu bread pakoda....love it. Kudos to Poornima and Meena both.

    today's recipe:
    http://sanolisrecipies.blogspot.com/2012/10/beet-greens-medley.html

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  2. Thanks Poornima and Meena, Tofu bread ball will make a tasty tea time snack ! Its simple and easy lovely recipe.

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  3. Very perfect...Never tried tofu n bread, healthy too:) Looks very delicious..Just love this Poorni!!!

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  4. loved the recipe poorni and meena. thanks for sharing! glad to follow you meena

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    1. thank u swasthi. wud check out ur space soon.

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  5. thank u poorni for a wonderful snack and thanks all for comments

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  6. Very delicious looking snack.. perfect to please playful kiddies and ofcourse adults too..:))
    Reva

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  7. Wow ! the recipe looks delicious. Thanks for sharing this easy-looking recipe.I MIGHT try it sometime soon.

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  8. Thanks Poornima this is a lovely snack. Perfect for tea Time... Very nice.

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  9. Looks so crispy on the outside and so soft on the inside, yumm..

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  10. Delicious looking snack...

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  11. Delicious bread balls Nice recipe Both Meena and Poornima.

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  12. Fantastic and super crispy balls,kudos to both of you.

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  13. Tofu bread balls seem to be a tasty dish. We normally make bread pakodas with potato stuffing. M never tasted tofu in my entire life. Nice that we can make it also with paneer n other veggies. I will surely try this. Thnks Poornima n Meena for nice yummy n easy to make dish.

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