Broccoli-Tofu Stir Fry


Broccoli is a tasty heart veggie, widely included worldwide in the their cuisines. It has numerous health benefits like it’s a diet food, helps in heart & bone health and helps in reducing cholesterol & allergic reactions.

Tofu or the bean curd again is known for its low calories count and for having high protein, calcium & calcium contents.

This recipe is done with boiled & sautéed broccoli & sautéed totu mixed with soy sauce and dressed with toasted nuts & seeds. Try something different & this delicious side dish or as a salad. Yum!

Step-by-Step Easy & Quick Recipe –

Prep Time           Cook Time                Total Time                    Yields

15 mins                  10 mins                    25 mins                     1-2 Serving


Broccoli – medium 1 head (cut into small florets)

Tofu or Paneer – 250 grams (cut into big rectangles or triangles)

Garlic cloves – 3 minced

Salt per taste

Red chili flakes – ¼ teaspoon

Soy sauce – 2 tablespoon

Rice vinegar – 1 tablespoon

Corn flour – 1 tablespoon

Almonds – 8-10 (sliced & toasted)

Cashew nuts – ¼ cup toasted

Pistachio – 8-10 (toasted)

Sesame seeds (toasted) – ¼ teaspoon

Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoon

Water – ½ cup


  • Heat water in a saucepan and add broccoli florets with salt for 2-3 minutes. Drain the water and keep aside.
  • In a mixing bowl add soy sauce, rice vinegar, corn flour, chili flakes, garlic and water. Keep aside.
  • Now heat oil in a pan and sauté tofu rectangles or triangles, should be done lightly, not too long and not too brown or else paneer will become hard in texture. Season with salt.
  • Now add broccoli in the pan and cook on high heat to make it slightly crispy without burning. Now add the prepared sauce and mix well to coat the tofu & broccoli well. Now add & toss toasted cashew nuts together.
  • Transfer to a serving plate and garnish with toasted almond flakes & toasted pistachio & toasted sesame seeds.

Note: This can be served as a side dish or as a salad, it goes well with rice & breads too. Enjoy!

Happy Cooking!!


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