Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Stuffed tofu




Suffed tofu or we called tahu isi, Is indonesian snack can be find easily in street side vendor serve with chili or any hot sauce.
Made out of soy puff filled with ground meat and chopped vegetables, dip into batter mixture and deep fried until golden brown.
"TIP" for the vegetarian-vegan version just omit the ground meat.


Ingredients :

- 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
- 3 cloves shallots/ chop
- 3 clove garlic/chop
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 1 lb ground chicken
- 2 cups chopped mushroom
- 1 carrot / grated
- 2 cups chopped cabbage
- 2 cups beans sprout
- 2 stalk green onion
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 1/2 Tbsp sweet soy sauce
- 18 soy puffs/tofu
- vegetable oil for deep fry

Batter ingredients :

- 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
- 1/2 cup corn meal
- 2 Tbsp rice four
- 2 eggs
- 1 1/2 cup cold water
- 1/2 teaspoon salt and pepper
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder

Direction :
In medium skillet heat vegetable oil,  Fry shallot, garlic and ginger until fragrant add ground chicken cook for about 5 minutes until thoroughly cook or change color, add all vegetables (cabbage,mushrooms,beans sprout,carrot and green onion )  season with salt,pepper and sweet soy sauce / kecap manis, cook for about 5 minutes, remove from the heat, set aside.

Meanwhile, mix all the batter ingredients  whisk until combine and smooth ( make sure the batter not to thick and not too light ) set aside.

Slice a side of soy puff open, scoop the center with a teaspoon, fill with chicken and vegetables mixture, make about 18 soy puffs stuffed tofu/soy puffs

In deep skillet or small fryer, heat vegetable oil until reach 350 F
Use a tong dip stuffed tofu into the batter mixture and fry until golden brown
Serve warm with any hot sauce or red chili.

"Tip" using bamboo tong is easier to dip into the batter


4 comments:

Thalia @ butter and brioche said...

this definitely brings back some memories of travelling in indonesia.. love stuffed tofu, will be recreating the recipe!

Guru Uru said...

One of my favourite ways to devour tofu :D

Cheers
Choc Chip Uru

dentistvschef said...

wow, tahu isi jamur....

definitely damn delicious!!!

Ramona W said...

This looks so tasty... I love anything battered and fried. :)