Tofu Fried Rice Recipe

Tofu Fried Rice is a delicious Indo Chinese preparation of rice with vegetables and tofu. This one pot meal is easy to make and turns delicious. Tofu looks like paneer, but it is made from soya bean curd and is healthier than paneer. It is added to most of the Indo Chinese dishes.  Basmati rice, Tofu, Bay leaf (tej patta), Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini), Onions, Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens), Spring Onion Greens, Red Yellow or Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum), Carrot (Gajjar), Button mushrooms, Garlic, Ginger Garlic Paste, Green Chilli Sauce, Soy sauce, Oil, Salt   1 cup Basmati rice 200 grams Tofu , cubed 1 Bay leaf (tej patta) 1 teaspoon Cinnamon Powder (Dalchini) 2 Onions , finely chopped 4 Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , finely chopped 4 tablespoon Spring Onion Greens , finely chopped 1/2 Red Yellow or Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , julienned 1 Carrot (Gajjar) , peeled and julienned 8 Button mushrooms , chopped 5 cloves Garlic , finely chopped 1 tablespoon Ginger Garlic Paste 1 tablespoon Green Chilli Sauce 1 teaspoon Soy sauce Oil , as required Salt , to taste     20   60     To begin making the Tofu Fried Rice, wash the rice and keep aside for 15 minutes.Par boil the rice by adding the bay leaf and 1/4 teaspoon salt to it. Drain and spread it on a colander. Sprinkle cinnamon powder on it and let it dry.Meanwhile in a kadai/wok, add the required oil and shallow fry the tofu cubes till they turn brownish from both the sides. Remove and keep it aside.In the same kadai, add oil if needed. When oil gets heated add chopped garlic and saute for a few seconds. Then add chopped spring onion and onion and saute till onion become soft.Once done add ginger garlic paste and mix well. Next add capsicum, carrot and mushroom. Saute till the vegetables and mushrooms get cooked.Once the vegetables are cooked add the green chilli sauce and soy sauce and mix well to combine. Add salt to taste, remember that salt had already been added to rice too while cooking.Add the fried tofu cubes and gently mix everything well. Finally add the rice, toss and stir it for 2 to 3 minutes.After 2 to 3 minutes, garnish with chopped spring onion greens and turn off the heat.Transfer the Tofu Fried Rice into a serving bowl and serve hot.Serve Tofu Fried Rice for a weekend dinner along with Indo Chinese Mixed Vegetable Recipe In Szechuan sauce and Chinese Darsaan Recipe With Ice Cream.