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Aug 7, 2011

Tofu Vegetable Soup

Discovered over 2000 years ago by the Chinese, tofu is sometimes called "the cheese of Asia," because of its physical resemblance to a block of farmer's cheese. Tofu is a highly nutritious, protein-rich food that is made from the curds of soybean milk. Off-white in color, it is usually sold in rectangular blocks. Tofu is a staple in the cuisines of many Asian countries. Tofu is its Japanese name, while in China it is known as doufu.. Tofu contains a low amount of calories, relatively large amount of iron, and little fat. Tofu has been found to be a great source of calcium and vitamin E as well.
Combined with vegetables and Tofu, this delicious soup is a complete meal in itself and a bowl of warm comfort on a chilly day. ENJOY!

Organic Tofu, Medium or Soft     – 1package
Chopped Carrot                         – ¼ cup
Chopped Cabbage                      – ¼ cup
Chopped pumpkin                       -1/4 cup
Chopped broccoli florets              – 5 no
Green Chilies –                              4 no
Galangal (Tender Thai Ginger)      – 1tsp
 Thai Red chili paste                   – ½ tsp.
Butter                                       – 1 tbsp.
 Water                                        3 cups
Salt                                          to taste
Pepper  powder                          1/8 tsp
Coriander leaves                           - few

  • Cut Tofu into 1-inch cubes.
  • Cut green chilies and galangal, broccoli into small pieces..
  •  Heat butter in a pot and stir fry all vegetables, chilies, ginger for few minutes.
  • Then add water, chili paste and tofu. Bring to  boil. 
  • Cook over medium heat about 15 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  • Add salt, and pepper.  Garnish coriander leaves on it.
  • Serve hot.

Tofu Soup


  1. Tried this recipe today..minus the galangal..turned out good..:) thank you:)


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