Tofu is a staple ingredient in Asia for 2,000 years. What is tofu? In simple words tofu is a soya bean curd. It has unique properties; it is a best substitute for meat, high in protein, high in calcium and a very good absorbing agent. Tofu has blunt taste and is not very tasty. If water is eliminated from tofu, it can absorb all the flavors from the spices and herbs in the dish. It is a great source of energy, Omega-3 fatty acids, amino acids, isoflavones, and vitamin-B and is very easy to digest. Freezing the tofu makes it lightly chewier and changes it color. It can be frozen up to 3 months.
The word 'tofu' comes from Chinese word 'dòufu' which means 'from bean' and 'curdled'. Indian, Japanese and Chinese cuisines use tofu in many dishes. Merirasoi find tofu a very remarkable ingredient. In this category we have shared different lavishing Tofu recipes. Eat tofu stay healthy!