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Fried Tofu with Hot Sweet Source Sauce

In Indonesia Fried Tofu with Hot Sweet Sour sauce is usually sold at hawker stalls but home made is more hygienic and it is easy & quick to prepare.

Ingredients

  • 250 gram of tofu

  • Vegetable oil to fry the tofu

  • Ingredients for the Hot Sweet Sour Sauce

  • 2 cloves of garlic, chopped

  • 4 fresh red chilies, chopped

  • 2 shallots, peeled and thinly sliced

  • 2 - 3 table spoon tamarind paste

  • 1 - 2 tea spoon brown sugar

  • 1/4 tea spoon salt

  • 200 ml water

Method

  • 1.

    Heat oil on a frying pan or wok over medium heat and fry the tofu until golden brown then put aside

  • 2.

    To prepare the sauce:

  • 3.

    Pound all the ingredients in a mortar and pestle lightly

  • 4.

    Boil the water in a wok. Pour in the mixed ingredients into the wok, stir until well mixed and allow to simmer on a low heat for a few minutes.

  • 5.

    If you like Sweet Soy sauce, you may add 1 table spoon to the sauce.

  • 6.

    Add the sauce to the fried tofu. You may also cook the mixed tofu & sauce for 5 minutes to allow the sauce penetrate the fried tofu.

  • 7.

    Serve Hot

Notes

The number of chillieds used depends on how hot your prefer the tofu to be.
May also add sweet soy sauce to enhance the taste

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Posted by lightsReport
Hi Pumpkin, thanks for posting this recipe. The sauce sounds really tasty. Can't wait to try it!