Turmeric Chickpea Tofu - Vegan, Gluten-free, Soya-free, Nut-free

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A soya-free alternative to traditional tofu, this Chickpea Tofu (here is the original recipe) has a creamy-firm texture similar to classic tofu and is easy to pull off at home with just a few basic ingredients and super tasty too. Chickpea tofu is a traditional food originally from Burma, and often referred to as Burmese tofu or Shan tofu. It's great as the party snack or salad topper.

  • 100 g Chickpea flour
  • 1 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 tsp Freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp Sea salt
  • 700 ml Water
  • 2-3 tbsp Olive oil
  • Hot chilli sauce for serving
  • Sliced scallions for serving
  1. Lightly oil an 8-9 inch baking dish or casserole dish, set aside. Whisk chickpea flour, turmeric powder, black pepper, salt, and 1/3 of water in a large saucepan. Let sit 10 minutes to hydrate, whisking occasionally to break up any lumps.
  2. Whisk in the remaining water. Heat over medium-high, whisking often to prevent lumps from forming, and bring to a simmer. Cook, reducing heat as needed to maintain a gentle simmer and stirring with a wooden spoon until very thick and beginning to stick to bottom of pot, 6–8 minutes. Chickpea tofu is ready if you see a thin film on the bottom of the saucepan.
  3. Pour the thick mixture into the prepared baking dish and smooth top. Let cool until set at room temperature, about an hour.
  4. Gently turn out tofu onto a cutting board and cut into about 15-18 rectangles. Heat half of the oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high. Carefully add half of tofu and cook until golden and crisp, 2–3 minutes per side. Transfer to a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Repeat with remaining tofu and oil.
  5. Arrange tofu on a platter and top with scallions and serve with dipping sauce alongside.

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2018 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2018 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com


Rafeeda AR 29/3/18 06:55

Chickpea flour is such a versatile ingredient... love how you converted it into tofu...

Nava K 29/3/18 11:46

Inventive and very interesting. I learned something new. Thank you Angie. This recipe is sincerely a forever keeper.

Liz Berg 29/3/18 13:29

The color is gorgeous!! As always, beautiful and innovative :)

Sonia Cerca 29/3/18 13:29

I love chickpea tofu. My recipe is a little different than yours.

2pots2cook 29/3/18 13:48

Love the twist ! Thank you and happy holidays !

Tricia Buice 29/3/18 14:12

This is a must try recipe for me Angie. I love the presentation and the dipping sauce must be perfect! Have a wonderful weekend :)

Koko 29/3/18 16:28

Such a good idea Angie!! I do eat tofu sometimes but am really conscious of too much soy in my diet. I love chickpea flour - so versatile!

Zaa 29/3/18 20:21

Very creative and healthy cooking ...It is presented so beautifully.. I think it would be a great lunch time hit in my house...Thanks for the recipe...have a HAPPY EASTER.

Evelyne CulturEatz 29/3/18 20:36

I just saw this recipe not long ago and it is on my bucket list. Looks really good.

Evi 30/3/18 12:26

That's awesome, definitely trying it!

The Yum List 30/3/18 14:56

Doesn't the turmeric give a lovely colour.

SavoringTime in the Kitchen 30/3/18 17:01

I bought chickpea flour to make something and now I know what else I can make with it! Great idea and the dipping sauce sounds wonderful with it, Angie.

Nancy Chan 30/3/18 17:12

Chickpea tofu sounds interesting! Is the texture same as the ordinary tofu?

Alida@mylittleitaliankitchen 30/3/18 17:29

Turmeric is a great spice and the colour is amazing. Stunning recipe Angie and meat free.. very nice! Have a great Easter!

Balvinder Ubi 30/3/18 18:48

Lovely color from turmeric! I make it with less water but will check out your recipe and see the difference in texture.

Gloria Baker 30/3/18 19:07

This looks delicious Angie! I love chickpeas!!
Happy Easter!

grace 31/3/18 00:34

i don't really like traditional tofu but i think this sounds quite tasty!! great idea!

Dangira V. 31/3/18 07:06

Nice color! Sounds like a yummy healthy option :)

kitchen flavours 31/3/18 07:32

Fabulous! What a delicious tofu using chickpea flour! And I love the yellow golden colour!

Elisabeth Foodandthrift 31/3/18 16:47

Angie, at first glance I really thought it was polenta, but to my surprise it is chickpea 'tofu'...which really is soy free, otherwise it would be a tofu, lol! Thanks for sharing the original version as well. You certainly put your creative spin on it and I am so sharing this recipe with my friend who is 'gluten free' to the 'max'!

Judee Algazi 31/3/18 17:48

wow this is an amazing idea- I really don't like to eat soy but I sometimes resort to tofu - love this ..and can't wait to try it

mjskit 1/4/18 04:26

Well this is very interesting. From the ingredients it looks like it would be MUCH better than soy tofu. Amazing that it has the same texture. Very curious. Thanks for sharing!

Jean | DelightfulRepast.com 1/4/18 16:44

Angie, I must try this one. I know I'll like it so much more than soya tofu. And you've made it look so attractive, too, as always.

Asha Shivakumar 2/4/18 00:12

Oh, I love this Angie and make it quite often and use it for stir fry and curries. Looks so good.

Reeni Pisano 2/4/18 03:29

I never heard of this before Angie! I bet it has great flavor - so much more than regular tofu. Great idea.

Gingi Freeman 2/4/18 04:39

This looks so good! I have been REALLY into turmeric recently! Thanks for sharing.. - http://www.domesticgeekgirl.com

fimère .b 2/4/18 20:29

un plat appétissant j'aime beaucoup
bonne soirée

Emma @ Bake Then Eat 3/4/18 00:27

I must find/try this chickpea tofu, it look so good.

Cook With Manali 3/4/18 20:20

they sound amazing, love the beautiful yellow!

Kitchen Riffs 4/4/18 02:18

What a terrific recipe! Never have made chickpea tofu, and I need to -- I'll bet this has tremendous flavor. Fun dish -- thanks.

noobcook 4/4/18 04:18

so healthy, nutritious and cheerful-looking yellow!

kankana 4/4/18 05:54

We make this quite often and then stir fry these or make a curry. Such a healthy treat :)

Pola & Cleme 4/4/18 13:15

Look delicious, I've never had tofu before.

GiGi Eats 4/4/18 14:39

OMG THIS IS SUPER UNIQUE and I friggin' love it! I can't do soy and I can only do minimal chickpea but SIGN THIS GIRL UP! I want sink my teeth in asap because I know for a fact I'd love that texture!

Abbe@This is How I Cook 4/4/18 18:41

This is a new one for me! Manservant was just telling me that we needed more turmeric in our diet and I have that and chickpea flour in the house. Never know what to do with it, but now I do!

Pam 4/4/18 19:39

Great flavorful twist, Angie! Way to go, it looks delicious!

tigerfish 5/4/18 02:57

These golden bricks really do resemble tofu :) amazing. Certainly needs a lot of patience and experience to make these chickpea tofu

Sharon D 5/4/18 10:31

Angie, you are so creative! These look amazing. ^.^

Anca 8/4/18 20:28

This sounds like a wonderful idea. It's similar to polenta too. I would love to try it.

Katerina Delidimou 10/4/18 14:29

My son loves tofu! I am sure he would love this recipe!

Evolve With Mary 10/4/18 23:09

I’m a huge fan of chickpea tofu, and I finally utilized turmeric in a vegetable soup I made last week. It was delicious. I’m going to make your tofu this weekend.

Jeanette | Jeanette's Healthy Living 11/4/18 03:23

I love this as an alternative to tofu that's high in protein!

Dawn Yucuis 14/4/18 04:36

Great recipe. Great alternative to the everyday tofu.

Katerina Delidimou 30/4/18 13:30

My son is a big fan of tofu! He would love this!

Choclette Blogger 2/5/18 19:30

Love this idea. It's a little bit like French socca or Italian farinata, only it's made in a pan instead of fried. I have a bag of chickpea flour and I'm going to have to try this.

Eva Taylor 9/5/18 10:26

I was certain I had commented on this post! I have never tried chickpea tofu, I just love the alternative to soy tofu! Can’t wait to try it.

Marcelle 15/5/18 03:05

I'm so glad you linked this post to the red cabbage salad. How did I miss this great post? I will try this recipe!!

Pankti Cake n Curry 22/5/18 19:09

reminds me so much of khaman!! So yumm


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