Crispy Threaded Tofu

The Crispy Threaded Tofu is tasty to bite into, because the crisp outer slowly gives way to a tangy Schezuan sauce flavoured stuffing of succulent tofu or paneer, making every bite a sheer delight.

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The Crispy Threaded Tofu is a pretty sight, with slits all over the wrapper, which make it seem as if the saucy tofu is wrapped up with threads! It is as tasty to bite into too, because the crisp outer slowly gives way to a tangy Schezuan sauce flavoured stuffing of succulent tofu or paneer, making every bite a sheer delight. Serve this tasty starter immediately on preparation.

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Crispy Threaded Tofu recipe - How to make Crispy Threaded Tofu

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     14Makes 14 pieces
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14 pieces tofu (bean curd/ soya paneer) or paneer (cottage cheese) , of 1 1/2” x 1/2” each
14 wonton wrappers (4” x 4”)
oil for deep-frying

To Be Mixed Together Into A Schezuan Mixture (using 2 Tbsp Of Water)
1/2 cup schezuan sauce
1 tbsp cornflour
salt to taste
  1. Place a wrapper on a clean, flat surface, dip a tofu piece in the schezuan mixture and place it on the wonton wrapper as shown in image 1.
  2. Make small slits at equal distance with a sharp knife as shown in image 2.
  3. Roll the wrapper from one end to the other end as shown in image 3 and 4.
  4. Stick the edge of the wrapper with water so as to seal the tofu piece as shown in image 5 and 6.
  5. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 13 more pieces and keep aside.
  6. Heat the oil in a non-stick kadhai and deep-fry, 2 pieces at a time, till they turn crisp and golden brown in colour from all the sides.
  7. Serve immediately.


Chili Oil, Chilli Oil for Chinese Recipes 
Chilli Garlic Sauce 
Chillies in Vinegar 
Schezuan Sauce, Chinese Schezwan Sauce Recipe 

Nutrient values (Abbrv) per roll
Energy54 cal
Protein2.2 g
Carbohydrates5.3 g
Fiber0.9 g
Fat2.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium165.9 mg

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Crispy Threaded Tofu
 on 26 Mar 15 01:42 PM

Crispy threaded tofu was just perfect for a sunday lunch. A little tideous work, but the result is too good. Crispy from outside, soft and smooth from inside.