Tofu with Pumpkin Ginger Purée

By Chef On The Block
February 3, 2016
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Author Notes: The best Tofu dish with pumpkin ginger purée! It's super easy to make, is healthy & is gluten free. Guaranteed to leave an impression on your loved ones. Chef On The Block


Serves: 2

  • 1 cup pumpkin
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup slices tofu
  • 1 tablespoon AP Flour, for dusting (or any GF flour)
  • 1/2 tablespoon grated ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, mashed
  • 1 red chili
  • 1 spring onion
  • handfuls mint leaves
  1. Drizzle 1 tbsp olive oil on pumpkin & season. Then roast in the oven at 160C for 20 minutes. Set aside.
  2. Dust your tofu cubes in AP flour.
  3. In a hot pan, add olive oil & fry on both sides till crispy. Then set aside.
  4. Using the same pan, discard of half of the oil then add in the ginger, onion & garlic. Sauté for a minute.
  5. Add chili followed by spring onion, season with salt & pepper and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat & blend with the roasted pumpkin. If it isn't too smooth then you can add some water (1 tbsp at a time).
  7. Serve tofu warm, with blended ginger mix on top. Garnish with mint leaves.

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