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Rice with scallion sauce and stir fried tofu

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Bamboo rice, fried tofu and scallion sauce

Bamboo rice, fried tofu and scallion sauce

Sometimes you don’t want a fussy meal. This is a simple combination of rice and tofu with tons of flavor. It is easy to put together and nutritionally enhanced by adding some edamame pods on the side. This is great both hot and at room temperature.

Make ahead infused oil:

  • 1 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp sesame seed oil
  • 1/4 cup szechwan peppercorn

Simmer the peppercorn gently for 20 minutes. Cool and strain. The oil can be stored for up to 6 month is refrigerator. Crush the peppers, add to equal amounts of  your favorite salt and store in a tight jar. I use the peppercorn-salt mixture on edamame pods and salads. This infused oil is inspired by Barbara Tropp’s five flavor oil in China Moon Cookbook.

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Written by Som

June 30, 2010 at 7:26 am

I must be going native …

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I ate a huge amount of biryani for lunch today. Till yesterday I was amazed at locals vacuuming up piles of rice for meals. Not any more.

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Written by Sachin

January 11, 2007 at 1:27 pm

Posted in South Asia

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