Beancurd Straw Salad


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Prepare the healthful and delightful salad recipe, the Beancurd straw salad with stir fried bean curd or tofu cubes and toss them with tomatoes and select seasonings.

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Beancurd Straw Salad recipe - How to make Beancurd Straw Salad


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100 gms. firm beancurd (soyapaneer)
1 onion sliced thinly into slivers
1 tomato
1 capsicum
1 carrot
1 sprig sping onion
1 tsp finely chopped coriander (dhania) leaves
1/2 cup horsegram sprouts
1/4 tsp. crushed dry chilli or paprika
1/2 tsp. cumin crushed
1 tsp. white vinegar
1 tsp. sugar, ground
salt to taste

  1. To marinate:
  2. 1 tbsp. white vinegar
  3. 1 tsp. olive oil
  4. Pulp from cored tomato(refer method below)
  5. 1/4 tsp. pepper powder
  6. 1/2 tsp. sugar
  7. Salt to taste
  8. 1 sprig fresh dill (optional)
  9. 2-3 fresh mint leaves
  10. Method:
  11. Cut tomato cut into two halves.
  12. Core out the inside pulp carefully, with a sharp tsp. or corer.
  13. Save this pulpy liquid to add to marinade.
  14. Either steam, pressure cook or microwave horsegram sprouts till tender.
  15. Drain, run under cold water, keep aside in a colander.
  16. Slice tomato shell into long slivers.
  17. Similarly chop capsicum, onion and carrot
  18. Chop spring onion and head very fine.
  19. Cut paneer into 2" straws or fingers.
  20. Mix marinade ingredients together till a smooth mixture is got.
  21. Add soya paneer straws and toss till all are well-coated.
  22. Keep aside for 30 minutes.
  23. Take marinated paneer in a large glass bowl.
  24. Add all other ingredients, toss till well blended.
  25. Chill well before serving.

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This recipe was contributed by usmishra on 26 Sep 2004

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