Tofu Bhurji (Indian Scrambled Tofu)

Cooking With Parita

Tofu Bhurji is a delightful, fresh and flavourful breakfast dish. It’s made with veggies, Indian spices and protein-packed tofu. This Indian Scramble can be served with chapatti, or with toast.


½ tsp cumin seeds

½ tsp fennel seeds

1 tbsp oil

400 g tofu

2 medium onions chopped

1 bell pepper chopped

2 green chillies chopped

½ tbsp grated garlic

1 tsp grated ginger

1 large tomato chopped

1 tsp pink salt

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp ground coriander

¼ tsp ground turmeric

2 tsp Kashmiri chilli powder

1/2 juice from a lemon

1/8 tsp ground cinnamon

¼ cup chopped coriander


  • Squeeze excess water out of the tofu.
  • Crumble the tofu into small-medium sized pieces. Set aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add in cumin seeds, fennel seeds and mix.
  • Mix in chopped onions and green chillies and sauté onions until translucent.
  • Add grated garlic and grated ginger and cook for 2 minutes or until the raw smell disappears.
  • Add chopped bell pepper and chopped tomato and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in ground cumin, ground coriander, ground turmeric, pink salt, Kashmiri chilli powder and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add in crumbled tofu, mix well and cook for another 2 minutes.
  • Mix in ground cinnamon.
  • Squeeze juice lemon and add chopped coriander.
  • Take off heat and serve with chapati / naan.

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