Cooking with Lounge | Tofu delight

Cooking with Lounge | Tofu delight

Mapo Tofu

Ingredients

400g tofu

3-4 black mushrooms, chopped

2 tsp chilli bean paste

3-4 spring onions, chopped

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3 garlic cloves, chopped

20g ginger, chopped

2 tsp cooking wine

2 tsp soya sauce

1 tsp sugar

50ml cooking oil

2 tbsp potato starch

Salt to taste

1 tsp black bean sauce

2 tsp chilli oil

Method

Dice the tofu and boil for 2-3 minutes. While on boil, add salt to taste.

To make the dish, add cooking oil to the wok and sauté chilli bean paste, ginger, garlic, spring onion and mushrooms.

Add cooking wine, black bean sauce, salt to taste, water, tofu, sugar and soya sauce on low fire. Add potato starch. Be careful not to break the tofu dices. Put in the chilli oil and cook for 8-10 minutes.

Optionally, garnish with chopped spring onions.

A meal for two at 19 Oriental Avenue is priced approximately at Rs3,000, plus taxes. For bookings, contact 011-41191919 ,Shangri-La’s-Eros Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi.

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