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
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
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.