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These are gluten free,less fat,less salt,shallow fried tofu cakes.Easy to make.You can add any vegetables or spices of your choice to this dish.I only added shallots as i had only that when i prepared it.You can add in grated carrot,cabbage,cauliflower, and so on.I also made it extra hot as we all prefer more spice.You can add just 2 chilies as I have mentioned in the recipe.Very yum and on a rainy day is really a great snack to munch on.Kids will love these too.

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Servings: 4


Cost per serving $1.08 view details
  • For Thai Tofu Cakes:
  • 300 gm tofu,coarsely grated
  • 1 lemon grass stalk,outer layer removed and chopped finely
  • 2 garlic cloves,minced
  • 1'' piece ginger,minced
  • 2 shallots,finely chopped
  • 2 fresh red chilies finely chopped
  • 4 tbsp fresh coriander chopped
  • 90 gm gluten free plain flour,plus some extra for flouring
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • vegetable oil for cooking
  • For Chili Dip:
  • 3 tbsp white vinegar">vinegar or rice wine vinegar">vinegar
  • 2 spring onions,finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp brown castor sugar
  • 2 fresh chilies finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp fresh coriander chopped finely
  • pinch of salt


  1. To make chili dip,mix all the ingredients ''for chili dip'' together in a small serving bowl and keep aside.
  2. Mix tofu with lemon grass,garlic,ginger,shallots,red chilies and coriander in a mixing bowl.
  3. Stir in the flour and salt to make a coarse sticky dough.Cover and chill in the fridge for 30 mins or till the mixture firms up.
  4. Form the mixture into small balls using floured hands,flatten them a little bit.
  5. Heat oil just enough to cover the base of a frying pan,over medium.Cook cakes on both sides in batches till golden brown.
  6. Drain and serve warm with chili dip.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 137g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 96  
Calories from Fat 30 31%
Total Fat 3.45g 4%
Saturated Fat 0.39g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 363mg 15%
Potassium 386mg 11%
Total Carbs 12.09g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3.9g 13%
Sugars 4.81g 3%
Protein 6.97g 11%


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