Vegan Stuffed Tofu Puffs
These stuffed tofu puffs, known as tauhu isi, are a popular snack in Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore!
Cripsy and totally addictive, this recipe is a great way to enjoy puffed tofu! They're traditionally deep fried, but you can also pan fry them for a more convenient, lighter option.
12 pieces puffed tofu
1 heaping cup shredded cabbage
1 heaping cup bean sprouts
1 cup shredded carrot
4 stalks spring onions, chopped
½ tsp of mince garlic
1/2 tsp white pepper
1½ tsp sweet soy sauce
2 tbsp cooking oil
2 tbsp water
Salt to taste
Sweet chilli sauce
Use a knife or scissors make a slit on the side of each tofu. Scoop out the inner part to make a pouch to fill the stuffing. Set aside
Heat 2 tbsp of cooking oil in a pan and stir fry the minced garlic until fragrant.
Add in shredded carrot, shredded cabbage, bean sprouts and spring onions for a quick stir fry until just about wilted.
Add in 2 tbsp water, the sweet soy sauce, white pepper and salt.
Remove from the heat, transfer into a bowl and let it cool.
Pack each tofu puff with the vegetable stuffing.
Heat oil in a pan, place the stuffed tofu puffs and pan fry each side on low medium heat until slightly golden. You can also deep fry them for a more traditional take on this dish.
Serve with sweet chilli sauce for dipping.