Shan Tohu Green Tea Salad By Ranveer Brar

Shan Tohu Green Tea Salad

Shan Tohu is nothing but Burmese tofu. Chef Ranveer Brar shows a recipe which combines this Burmese tofu with fermented green tea leaves. The tofu is soft and creamy, and the tea leaf salad is crunchy and zesty.
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Cooking Time

120 Min

Meal Type


Preparation Time

15 Min



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  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp garlic paste
  • 1 to 2 drops fish sauce
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 20 gm cheddar cheese
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 to 2 spring onion stalks (chopped)
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger (finely chopped)
  • ½ lemon
  • as needed water
  • as needed oil
  • for green tea salad: 1 tbsp fermented green tea
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp peanuts (roughly crushed)
  • 50 gm cabbage (finely sliced)
  • 1 tsp fried chickpeas
  • ½ tsp pumpkin seeds (toasted)
  • 1 nos tomato (diced)
  • 15 gm dried shrimps
  • as needed oil
  • lemon wedges for garnish


  1. 1

    In a bowl, add chickpeas flour, salt, turmeric powder, garlic paste, water as required, fish sauce, lemon juice and mix it well.
  2. 2

    Add grated cheddar cheese and mix it well. In a bowl, add oil and the batter. Steam it for 15 - 17 minutes. Set it in the fridge.
  3. 3

    In a heated pan, add sesame seeds, peanuts, toss it and add it in the bowl.
  4. 4

    Mix the green the with cabbage and pound it.
  5. 5

    In a heated pan, add oil, dried shrimps and fry it.
  6. 6

    Dice the tofu, add it in the skewers and fry it.
  7. 7

    Add sesame seeds, spring onion stalks, ginger.
  8. 8

    Add the green tea and cabbage mixture on a plate.
  9. 9

    Add fried chickpeas, pumpkin seeds, diced tomato.
  10. 10

    Add tofu andfried shrimps.
  11. 11

    Drizzle with a mixture of oil and lemon juice.

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