Tofu bhurji recipe (How to make tofu bhurji), Indian scrambled tofu
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Tofu bhurji recipe (Scrambled tofu)

Tofu bhurji recipe - This is Indian spiced scrambled tofu recipe. Perfect for filling breakfast.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3 servings
Calories 144kcal
Author Kanan


  • 175 grams or 1 cup Tofu (Firm or extra firm) drained, rinsed and crumbled
  • 1 tablespoons Oil
  • ½ teaspoon Cumin seeds
  • ¼ cup Onion chopped
  • ¼ cup Spring onion (green onion or scallion) chopped
  • 1 Green chili chopped finely
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger paste or freshly grated or crushed
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic paste or freshly grated
  • 1 medium or ½ cup Tomato chopped
  • ½ cup Capsicum (Green bell pepper) chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon Red chili powder
  • ½ teaspoon Turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon Coriander powder
  • 1 teaspoon Garam masala
  • 1 teaspoon Lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon Cilantro or coriander leaves chopped finely



  • First drained the tofu from its liquid. Then rinse under cold water.
  • Take that in a paper towel lined plate. Using another towel, press on top and pat it. Towel will absorb the moisture.
  • Then cover it with another paper towel. Put another plate on top and put some weight on.
  • Keep it like this for 15-20 minutes. If needed change the towel and make sure the moisture is absorbed.
  • Crumble the tofu using your hand.

Making tofu bhurji recipe:

  • Now heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Once hot add cumin seeds, let them sizzle.
  • Then add chopped onion and green onion. Mix well, sprinkle some salt.
  • Cook till they are soft and translucent.
  • Now add green chili, ginger paste and garlic paste. Mix well and saute for a minute
  • Now add tomatoes. Mix and cook till they get soft and mushy.
  • Now add capsicum. Mix and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Now add remaining salt, turmeric powder, red chili powder, coriander powder and garam masala. Mix well and cook for a minute.
  • Now add crumbled tofu. Mix and cook for 3-4 minutes.
  • Turn off the stove.
  • Lastly add coriander leaves and lemon juice, mix and serve.


Calories: 144kcal | Carbohydrates: 7.6g | Protein: 6.1g | Fat: 7.6g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 323mg | Fiber: 2.2g | Sugar: 3.3g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 61.9mg | Calcium: 140mg | Iron: 2.2mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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