Recipe of the week: Watch Eat Your Greens chef Jade make her easy Burmese-style tofu

Eat Your Greens head chef Jade Crawley has shared her simple recipe for Burmese-style tofu exclusively with Yorkshire Evening Post readers.

By Abbey Maclure
Saturday, 15th May 2021, 4:45 pm

Jade is the mastermind behind the restaurant's organic, largely plant-based menu and she's changing the way Leeds diners think about food.

She said: "The recipe sets yellow pea flour into a tofu-like consistency, it's extremely easy to do and only takes 30 minutes.

"This recipe is gluten free and vegan and once you know how to make it you’ll say goodbye to boring packet tofu.

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Eat Your Greens head chef Jade Crawley has shared her simple recipe for Burmese-style tofu

"We used Hodmedods Yellow Pea Flour as it’s a British supplier, it's organic and plastic-free.

"The seasonings we choose are Happy Eating House chilli oil and Seagrown of Scarborough seaweed seasoning, but you can use whatever you fancy."

Watch the video tutorial at the top of the page for Jade's step-by-step guide to making the tofu

Here's the full recipe:

Follow Jade's tutorial to make the dish at home


3 cups water (separated)

1 packed cup of yellow pea flour (or gram flour/besan)

2 tablespoons of your favourite seasoning

1 teaspoon of salt


1. Grease a baking tray to set your tofu in. Heat two cups of water in a thick large pan.

2. Stir the remaining cup of water with the flour and whisk until it’s a smooth batter and add in your seasoning.

3. Once the pan starts to simmer, pour the batter slowly into the pan, continuously whisking.

4. Keep stirring and turn the heat down slightly. Your batter should reach a thick and resistant consistency.

5. Pour it into a mould and wait for it to cool before refrigerating.

6. Once set, you can slice it, fry it, curry it, put it in a sandwich or cover it with sauce. Enjoy!

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