Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Homemade Deep Fried Egg Tofu

Homemade deep fried egg tofu is one of the most popular dish at almost every restaurants around the region. Almost every restaurants I've been to will recommend their signature golden deep fried egg tofu dish. Well, I had finally came to make mine own as well.

Ingredients : (recipes adapted from here)
500ml fresh soy milk
6 large eggs
1 tspn salt
*thickening : 1 tspn wheat starch + 1 tbsp water
one sheet seaweed

Method :
(1) beat the eggs, salt and soy milk together untill well mixed.
(2) stir in the thickening and mix well.
(3) pour mixture to a 7" tray lined with aluminium foil.
(4) then cover the top with the seaweed sheet.
(5) steam for 20mins in a preheated steamer over super low heat. Keep an eye on the mixture after 10 mins and check on it another 10 mins later if the middle is set.
(6) remove the tray from steamer once its ready. Leave to cool completely before slicing it.
(7) preheat a frying pan or wok with cooking oil.
(8) coat the egg tofu with flour mixture and then fry untill golden brown over medium heat. Fried them over medium heat will help to maintain the crispiness of the crust for a little while longer.

*Flour mixture : 1/2 cup all purpose flour + 3tbsp rice flour (mix well)

Did you notice the silky mirror surface of the homemade egg tofu? The egg tofu looks so presentable with the addition of seaweed sheet as well. Even a simple decoration does make a big difference. Enjoy!
*
I'm sending this to Shaz @ Muhibbah Malaysian Monday event.
(snack, appertizer)

31 comments:

Velva said...

I really like tofu-especially, when someone else prepares it. I have never done well preparing it myself.

This looks awesome. Very delicious.

Velva

Alice Law said...

YUM! It simply delicious and most important simple ingredients, easy steps!^^

Belinda @zomppa said...

Seriously - so delicious and simple and healthy!! Beautiful.

Emily Malloy said...

This is great! I've never had fried tofu! Time to try it!! :)

Lyndsey said...

Yes I noticed the silky suface of your homemade egg tofu! It's beautiful, and I am sure the best tasting around!!

Cheers!
Lyndsey

divya said...

Wow looks delicious and very tempting.

ICook4Fun said...

You homemade tofu looks really soft and smooth. I really like it. I am going to try this out too. I bookmarked so many of your recipes here :)

shaz said...

Oh I love egg tofu, but never attempted to make it because I thought it needed a special setting agent. This is a very achievable tofu, thank you so much for sharing the recipe and for sending it to MM :)

Blackswan said...

Love these Tofu. Would love to try making them at home too :)

Rebecca from Chow and Chatter said...

this is very cool to make it at home

shaz @ feedingmykidsbetter said...

Looks awesome! Home-made too. I'm sure my family will love it

Little Inbox said...

Great job, it looks so tempting!

Yummy Bakes said...

wow ... look yummy.

鲸鱼蓝蓝蓝 said...

你真厉害,什么都会:)

Cheah said...

Hey, I want to try this. But do you think it ok without the seaweed? Someone in my household doesn't take seaweed

Hayley said...

Like Like Like! =)

Sutapa said...

Very interesting recipe, you always come out with something new and special...awesome!

penny aka jeroxie said...

So much easier to make tofu like that! thanks for sharing

yummylittlecooks said...

Look so tasty...thanks for sharing...

Pegasuslegend said...

great job with this one its hard to make this one taste good to me... I think youve done it!

Cooking Gallery said...

You're too GOOD in the kitchen! You even made tofu yourself, WOW! Thumbs up, Kristy :D)!

pigpigscorner said...

I like the touch of seaweed, very nice!

Rosita Vargas said...

una torta exquisita,se ve fabulosa y con la salsa mucho más,,hermoso color,me encanta,cariños y abrazos.

Nourhan @ Miss Anthropist's Kitchen said...

Wow, I've never heard/seen this, but it sounds incredible! Thanks for sharing :)

Lucia from Madison said...

Your tofu looks wonderful... I never thought to make it at home!

Barbara said...

This looks fabulous, Kristy. I've never done anything with tofu at home and really am not overly fond of it, but I'd sure love to be in your kitchen to try this!

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Oh wow, nothing beats homemade, but homemade tofu! Really impressive Kristy, plus it looks really soft and smooth. The seaweed top is a great idea, I think my kids will love it! Ok, will try making it soon, thanks!

My Little Space said...

Velva : Thank you! Hope you will take the RISK to make your own someday. haha...

Alice : Hope your kids are fine now.

Belinda : Yeap, even best for you after the 7 days of detox! :o)

Emily : All the bste, girl!

Lyndz : I'm glad I can read the timing now. Pefect timing make gorgeous tofu. Oh, and the steamer temperature may also effected the whole process too. Too hot, the outer layer cooked too soon and the centre is not done yet.

divya : Thank you very much, dear.

Gert : Hope you will enjoy them all and not yikes! haha....

Shaz : this is egg tofu not the commercial white tofu, so we don't need any setting agent.

Shirley : Hey, wish you all the best.

Rebecca : Thanks so much. You think Jasmine will love this too?

Shaz@ : Hopefully, your family will enjoy it.

My Little Space said...

Little Inbox : Thank you!

Yummy Bakes : Thanks! Glad you like it too.

Blue Wale : Explore when I still can! Time is precious.

Cheah : No problem! Just omit it.

Hayley : Thanks thanks thanks! :o)

Sutapa : Thank you! Hope you will like it too.

Penny : You're welcome! Hope you'll enjoy it.

Yummylittlecooks : You're welcome! Have fun.

Claudia : Thank you! Wish I could share some with you.

Cooking Gallery : Thanks! Old lady wanna have fun too! haha...

Ann : Thanks! It does made such a great difference, right!

Rosita : Esto no es un pastel pero nata que se elabora con leche de soja y huevo. Es muy popular aquí en Malasia y Singapur. Espero que le gusta demasiado.

Nourhan : Hi there, welcome to my humble little space. Hope you willl ike it here and would love to hear from you more often.

Lucia : Maybe you should now! :o) Enjoy & have fun!

Barbara : haha...Well then, I think I should someday try to make this in Your Kitchen! What do you say?

Bee : Have fun! I'm sure you will enjoy it very much. It's easy & quick. And the kids may also love eating it with some relaly nice sweet sauce too.

Thank you everyone for spending your time here with me. Hope you will enjoy today's recipe and have fun with it.

Have a fabulous day, guys!

Blessings, Kristy

lena said...

aiyoh, kristy..i love all your homemade..i think one day you dont have to go marketing already!!haha!

Anonymous said...

Thks, Kristy for sharing yet again another wonderful recipe! :)I made a batch today - too lazy to make soybean milk from scratch, ( ie unsweetened fresh soybean milk not available in Perth ) so i bought a box of unsweetened organic soybean milk. My family love the taste and texture - beats commercial egg tofu hands down!

Susanna

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