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Homemade Tofu In Tomato Sauce


Enjoy this delicious tofu in tomato sauce. If you don’t prefer shallow frying, you can bake,  then make the sauce and mix everything together.

1 block of homemade firm tofu, sliced in a desired shape
Soy cooking oil (3 tbsp)
1 large red onion, finely chopped
Handful of celery; chopped
5 cloves of garlic chopped
Two table spoons tomato paste
1 cup of tomato puree
½ cup green, yellow and red pepper
½ tsp of cumin powder
½ tsp of salt to taste, add more if needed
½ tsp of coriander seeds
½ tsp of fennel seeds
3 to 4 table spoons of cornstarch


  1. In plate put corn starch and deep the tofu in the starch slice by slice.
  2. In a frying pan over low heat, put little oil and place the tofu inside cook until golden brown. Flip and do the same on the other side.
  3. Remove tofu from the pan and put aside in a plate.
  4. In the same frying pan add oil, about a tbsp,  and add onions followed by chopped garlic and other ingredients except celery, stir well and simmer for 3 to 5 minutes stirring occasionally
  5. Once it’s cooked add fresh chopped celery and stir, return tofu to the pan. Gently tost with tomato mixture and cook 2 minutes more or until tofu is hot.
  6. Transfer to a serving plate. Sprinkle with fresh celery and thyme. Serve over brown rice or anything you desire.

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Dorcas Luboya

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Hi I’m Dorcas Luboya, I am a qualified health educator.

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