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Lettuce and tofu wraps are hearty filling and low carb, low gi, vegan and healthy meal that takes 20 minutes to make. If you are trying to eat healthily and looking for more vegetarian options these spicy tofu wraps should be totally in your recipe repertoire.

Lettuce wraps

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Course: Appetizer, brunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine: Asian
Author: Rekha Kakkar

Ingredients

  • 300 g bell peppers Mixed colored capsicum
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 2 Tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp green chili sauce
  • 2 Tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 Tbsp Liquid jaggery
  • salt to taste
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin powder
  • 3 tablespoon chopped Coriander leaves

Instructions

  • Cut tofu into small cubes
  • Heat up 1 tablespoon oil in the thick bottom pan and saute three types of bell peppers/ capsicum for 2-3 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and keep them aside.
  • Now In the same pan stir fry the tofu cubes till these are slightly brown towards the edges.
  • Remove from the pan and keep it aside.
  • To prepare the sauce, in the same pan add remaining one tablespoon of oil.
  • Add grated ginger and garlic, both light and dark soya sauce, liquid /solid jaggery, chilli sauce, tomato ketchup. Mix everything and add ┬╝th cup of water to the pan.
  • Cook the sauce for a minute and add fried capsicum and tofu, red chilli powder and cumin powder. Mix to coat well with sauces and remove from heat.
  • Sprinkle some coriander leaves and keep the filling aside
  • Allow it to slightly cool down and
  • Take fresh lettuce/ cabbage/ purple cabbage and spoon out crispy and spicy tofu filling in the leaves. Roll them like a wrap or just serve them as a small handy bowl which is edible.
  • Any which way it tastes delicious.