Spicy Pan-fried Tofu with Tomato Chutney Recipe

If you’re looking for a new way to spice up your tofu game, this pan-fried tofu recipe with tomato chutney is a must-try! This dish is perfect for those who love a bit of heat in their meals, as the combination of spices and chutney creates a flavorful and satisfying dish. Plus, it’s vegetarian and vegan-friendly, making it a great option for those looking for meat-free alternatives.


  • 1 block of firm tofu
  • 1 teaspoon of chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon of cumin powder
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon of salt
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 cup of chopped tomatoes
  • 1/2 cup of chopped onions
  • 1 tablespoon of grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1/4 teaspoon of cumin seeds


  1. Cut the tofu into small cubes and sprinkle with chili powder, cumin powder, paprika, and salt.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the tofu cubes. Fry them until they are golden brown on all sides.
  3. In another pan, heat a tablespoon of olive oil and add the chopped onions. Fry them until they turn translucent.
  4. Add the chopped tomatoes, grated ginger, cumin seeds, lemon juice, and honey to the pan with the onions. Cook until the tomatoes are soft and the mixture becomes a chutney-like consistency.
  5. Serve the pan-fried tofu hot with the tomato chutney on top.

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