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Fried Tofu & Peanut Sauce

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 4
Author: Meena, www.hookedonheat.com


  • 500 gms extra firm tofu cut into 20 equal pieces
  • 2 tbsp light cookingoil
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp coriander powder
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp red chilli powder
  • salt to taste

For the Peanut Sauce

  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup hot water
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp red chilii powder
  • squeeze of fresh lime juice


  • Marinade the tofu with allthe ingredients for 15-20 minutes
  • Heat a grillpan and fry up the tofu pieces for about 2-3 minutes on each side, so you get nice grill marks.
  • Serve warm with Peanut Sauce and sliced cucumbers.

For the Peanut Sauce

  • Warm up the peanut butterin a microwave for a few seconds so that it softens.
  • Add in the spices, andslowly stir in the hot water till you get a smooth saucy consistency.
  • Squeeze in lime juice andstir to mix well.


This recipe was made in the Hamilton Beach Searing Grill