How to make Black Pepper Beancurd -

Beancurd or tofu cooked with plenty of black peppercorns

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

Main Ingredients : Beancurd / Tofu (टोफू), Black peppercorns (काली मिर्च)

Cuisine : Oriental

Course : Main Course Vegetarian

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Black Pepper Beancurd

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Prep Time : 0-5 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Black Pepper Beancurd Recipe

  • Beancurd / Tofu 250 grams

  • Black peppercorns crushed 1 tablespo teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onions 4

  • Ginger grated 1 teaspoon

  • Garlic grated 1 teaspoon

  • Small red capsicums 2

  • Small yellow capsicums 2

  • Green capsicums 2

  • Soy sauce 2-3 teaspoons

  • Cornflour slurry 4 teaspoons


Step 1

Cut beancurd into big cubes.

Step 2

Heat oil in a non-stick wok, add the beancurd pieces and shallow-fry. Cut spring onion bulbs and a little of the stem into big pieces.

Step 3

Keep turning the beancurd pieces till they are evenly golden on all sides. Drain and place them on a plate.

Step 4

Add spring onions to the oil remaining in the wok. Add ginger and garlic and toss.

Step 5

Halve all the coloured capsicums and add to the wok and toss. Add salt and soy sauce and toss. Add ½ cup water, mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 6

Add cornflour slurry and mix. Add beancurd and mix and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 7

Add 1 tbsp freshly crushed black peppercorns, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.

Step 8

Transfer the mixture into a serving bowl, sprinkle 1 tsp freshly black peppercorns on top and serve hot.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.