Grilled tofu, Coconut rice & pineapple salsa
Tofu is known for its good source of proteins and calcium. Chef Gautam Mehrishi adds the goodness of grilled Tofu served with coconut rice. Garnished with pineapple salsa for a sweetness.
Grilled tofu, Coconut rice & pineapple salsa

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 15-17 Min


  • FOR For Grilled Tofu:2 tbsp chopped mint leaves salt 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp paprika powder olive oil 1 tbsp lemon juice 200 gm tofu: For Pineapple Salsa:½ chopped pineapple salt 1 tsp cinnamon and nutmeg powder 1 tbsp mixed herbs 1 tbsp pickled jalapenos 5 garlic cloves 2 tbsp brown sugar 1 tbsp olive oil
  • :For Coconut Rice:
  • 1 onion
  • 1 cup rice
  • ½ red bell pepper
  • ½ yellow pepper
  • few mint leaves
  • ½ cup grated coconut
  • 1 cup water
  • salt
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp coconut milk


  1. 1

    Procedure to make Grilled tofu, Coconut rice & pineapple salsa: In a bowl add chopped fresh mint leaves, salt, turmeric powder, paprika powder, olive oil, lemon juice and whisk it.
  2. 2

    Marinate the tofu with the mixture.
  3. 3

    In a bowl add chopped pineapple, salt, lemon juice, cinnamon & nutmeg powder and dried mixed herbs.
  4. 4

    Add pickled jalapenos, chopped garlic, brown sugar and mix it well.
  5. 5

    Add olive oil and mix it again.
  6. 6

    In a heated pan add olive oil, finely chopped onions and let it cook.
  7. 7

    Add rice to the onions and saute.
  8. 8

    Add finely chopped red & yellow bell pepper, mint leaves and grated coconut.
  9. 9

    Add water, salt and let it cook.
  10. 10

    On a heated pan add olive and fry the marinated tofu.
  11. 11

    To the rice add coconut oil and let it cook.
  12. 12

    Add coconut milk to the rice.
  13. 13

    Add the tofu on a plate.
  14. 14

    Add rice over it and pineapple salsa.
  15. 15

    To garnish add mint leaves, coconut milk, paprika powder, chopped red & yellow bell pepper and Grilled tofu, Coconut rice & pineapple salsa is ready to serve.
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Chef Gautam Mehrishi loves biking through the Himalayas, giving a twist to Indian food and a fragrant pot of desi ghee, not necessarily in that order! His grandpa was his earliest fan who urged him to follow his passion and cook professionally, and he�s never looked back!

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