5 Spice Tofu and Bean Sprouts Kodri ( Diabetic Recipe )
by Tarla Dalal
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Life is all about experimentation and moving out of our comfort zones to discover the treasures that lie yonder! so, let not the out-of-the-ordinary blend of spices, and the resulting flavours and textures, scare you away from this dish!
While, to be frank, this dish may not appeal to all, it is a must-try for those who like to experiment beyond the traditional Chinese fried rice. The chinese five-spice powder is a flavour enhancer that gives this dish a unique tinge; you can make it in bulk and stock in the refrigerator.
- Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai, add the spring onions and sauté over a medium flame till they are tender.
- Add the chinese 5 spice powder and sauté over a medium flame for ½ a minute.
- Add the bean sprouts and tofu and mix well.
- Add the cooked kodri, sugar and salt, toss well and cook over a medium flame for another minute.
- Serve hot.
- In a non-stick pan, add the schezuan peppercorns and sauté over a slow flame till the aroma is released while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
- In the same pan add the other ingredients and sauté over a slow flame till the aroma is released while stirring continuously. Keep aside.
- When cool blend in a mixer to a fine powder and sieve.
- A coarse powder of the spices will be left behind. Blend it again to make a fine powder and sieve again.
- Store in an air-tight jar and use as required
- It is highly recommended that this recipe be relished by diabetics only occasionally and in small quantities. This is just a mere ‘treat’ and does not qualify for a regular diabetic menu.
|Energy|| 125 calories|
|Protein|| 5.9 gm|
|Carbohydrates|| 17.3 gm|
|Fat|| 3.8 gm|
|Calcium|| 73.7 mg|
|Iron|| 2.5 mg|
|Fibre|| 2.5 gm|
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