Buddha’s delight is a vegetarian dish that is well known in  Chinese and Buddhist cuisine. The dish is traditionally enjoyed by Buddhist monks. The dish consists of vegetables and tofu cooked in soy sauce based sauce.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Serves: 4


Tofu : 400 grams cut into 1 inch cubes

Bell peppers : 2 cups diced

Broccoli florets : 1 cup

Carrots : 1/2 cup Julien

Mushrooms : 1/2 cup sliced

Bok Choy : 1/2 cup chopped

Baby corn : 1/2 cup

Green onions/scallions : 1/4 cup

For Sauce:

Soy sauce : 3 tablespoons

Sesame oil : 1 tablespoon

Honey : 2 teaspoons

Ginger : 1 tablespoon grated

Garlic cloves : 2 minced

Cornstarch : 2 teaspoons

Salt to taste


In a small bowl, add all the ingredients listed under for sauce and mix well.

Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a pan and fry the tofu pieces until lightly browned and keep aside.

Heat oil in another pan, add peppers, carrots, broccoli,  season with salt and pepper and saute for 4 minutes stirring constantly.

Add baby corn, mushrooms, bok choy, stir and cook for 1 minute. Add 2 tablespoons of water and cook for 4 minutes.

Add tofu cubes, sauce, stir and bring it to a boil. Once the sauce thickened, turn off the stove, garnish with scallions and serve hot with some rice.