Sambal Tofu
Tofu is a rich source of protein and makes a good snack. Chef Shipra Khanna adds the flavour of Sambal to Tofu to make a simple yet delicious snack that can be served at any party. This snack is steamed and is a good option for calorie conscious people.
Sambal Tofu

- Indian


- 1

Cooking Time

-10-15 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 5-10 Min


  • FOR Sambal Tofu
  • 1 cup sambal paste
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tbsp light soya sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 1 fresh red chilli
  • 80 grams firm tofu
  • FOR Dip
  • 1 red chilli
  • 1 tsp ginger
  • 1/2 cup light soya sauce
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Sugar
  • FOR garnish
  • Capsicum
  • Coriander leaves
  • Reduced soya sauce


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add sambal paste and chopped onion Add grated ginger, garlic, tomato puree, soya sauce, sugar and mix it Add freshly chopped red chilli and mix it well.
  2. 2

    Heat a pan and add water to it.
  3. 3

    Cut the tofu into pieces On a steamer, place a banana leaf and sambal sauce Coat the tofu from all sides with sambal sauce Cover the banana leaf from all the sides and leave it to steam for 10 - 15 minutes.
  4. 4

    For the dip, in a bowl, add finely chopped red chilli, ginger, soya sauce garlic clove, sugar and mix it well.
  5. 5

    Drizzle the tofu with dip Garnish with capsicum, coriander leaves and reduced soya sauce.
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Shipra Khanna


Shipra Khanna, winner of MasterChef India Season 2, is unstoppable. Her cooking philosophy is all about innovating dishes, simplifying recipes and experimenting with clever hacks. She has penned three cookbooks and hosts several food shows including LF’s Snack in the Box.

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