Crispy fried tofu coated in spices that lifts up the flavour and makes you want to have more!

Watch how it is done!


  • 400g firm tofu, cut into thin slices
  • oil for deep frying
For the Tofu batter:
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup rice flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 chicken bouillon
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon coriander powder
  • 2 to 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 stalks spring onion
  • 1/4 cup coriander, cut into thin sliced
  • 500 to 600 ml water
For the Sweet Soy Chilli Sauce
  • 1 to 2 Bird’s eye chilli
  • 2 to 3 shallots
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/4 cup sweet soy sauce 
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • salt, to taste


  1. Combine all batter ingredients in a mixing bowl, make sure to remove all the lumps.
  2. In a medium heat, add oil in a frying pan. Once the oil is ready, dip each slice of tofu in the batter and fry until crispy.
  3. For the sweet soy chilli sauce, in a food processor, blend the garlic, chilli and shallots. Add the sweet soy sauce, light soy sauce and salt.
  4. Arrange the fried tofu on a serving plate and serve with the sweet soy chilli sauce.

Bon appétit!
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