Agedashi Tofu

Fried Tofu & Eggplant


Preparation info

  • Serves:


    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      50 min

Appears in

Japanese Food Made Easy

Japanese Food Made Easy

By Aya Nishimura

Published 2020

  • About

This is a surprisingly rich and satisfying dish that non-vegetarians will also enjoy. Serve with Smoked Mackerel & Ginger Japanese Pilaf and Green Beans with Sesame Dressing.



  • 600 g (1 lb 5 oz) silken tofu
  • 2


Cut the tofu into eight equal pieces. Place on a double layer of paper towel and leave for 5 minutes, then replace the paper towel, turn the tofu over and leave for a further 5 minutes.

Heat a small saucepan over medium heat and warm the dashi, soy sauce and sugar (or use Mentsuyu and warm water, see Tip). Set aside.

Place the cornflour in