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Tofu Curry

with Vegetables and Rice Noodles

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Tofu Curry

Tofu Curry - Your taste buds will be amazed: Discover the flavors of Southeast Asia with this tofu curry

45 min.


for 4 servings
9 ounces wide Rice noodles
1 piece fresh Ginger root (about 25 grams)
5 Shallots
4 Garlic cloves
2 stalks Lemongrass
2 red Chile peppers
1 bunch Cilantro
4 Lime leaves
6 sprigs Thai basil
14 ounces Tofu
1 large Zucchini (300 grams)
5 ounces Baby corn cob
1 tablespoon Canola oil
1 teaspoon Turmeric
1 ¾ cups Coconut milk (9% fat)
1 cup Vegetable broth
1 tablespoon Soy sauce
½ Lime
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Kitchen utensils

1 large Bowl, 1 Sieve, 1 Cutting board, 1 Small knife, 1 Blender, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Measuring cups, 1 Wok, 1 Wooden spoon, 1 Citrus juicer, 1 deep bowl

Preparation steps

Step 1/9
Tofu Curry preparation step 1

Soak rice noodles in hot water according to package instructions. Drain in a sieve.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 2

Peel ginger, shallots and garlic and finely chop. Trim both ends of the lemongrass, peel outer leaves and chop. Cut chili peppers in half, remove seeds, rinse and chop.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 3

Rinse cilantro and lime leaves, shake dry and chop finely, keeping separate. Rinse basil, shake dry and pluck the leaves.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 4

Cut tofu into approximately 3 cm (approximately 1 1/4 inch) cubes.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 5

Trim zucchini and baby corn and rinse. Cut both in half lengthwise. Cut the zucchini into thin slices.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 6

Add ginger, shallots, garlic, lemongrass, chile peppers and cilantro to a blender. Add oil, turmeric and half of the coconut milk and puree to a fine paste.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 7

Heat a wok, add the spice puree and fry over high heat for 3-4 minutes. Add remaining coconut milk, broth and lime leaves. Bring to a boil and cook for 10 minutes over medium heat.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 8

Add zucchini and corn and cook for 6-7 minutes. Add tofu and rice noodles and cook for another 1-2 minutes.

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Tofu Curry preparation step 9

Squeeze the half lime, measure 1-2 tablespoons juice and stir along with the soy sauce into the tofu curry. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with basil before serving.

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