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Tofu Bhurji in Indian Keto Style

Tofu Bhurji

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Introducing Tofu Bhurji in Indian Keto style, a delectable Indian-style scrambled tofu dish that is a perfect low-carb, high-protein option. This flavorful delicacy serves as a wonderful alternative to paneer bhurji and can be prepared in under 30 minutes. The best part is that you have the freedom to add various spices and flavors to suit your taste preferences.

Not only is Tofu Bhurji a delicious standalone dish, but it also serves as a versatile filling or stuffing for other recipes. The leftovers can be easily repurposed, ensuring no wastage.

Tofu provides a convenient and tasty alternative for those who crave variety and are looking for an alternative to paneer. Just make sure to check the label for freshness before purchasing your tofu.

Get ready to tantalize your taste buds with this quick and flavorful Keto Tofu Bhurji that is sure to become a favorite in your kitchen.


Keto Tofu Bhurji Recipe

Keto Tofu Bhurji is simply scrambled tofu, Indian style. It is a low-carb, high-on-protein delicacy that came into being as a spin-off or alternative to paneer bhurji.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword Keto Tofu Bhurji, Tofu Bhurji
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Additional 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 145kcal
Author Priya Dogra


  • Tablespoon
  • Teaspoon
  • Bowl
  • knife
  • Pan 


  • 200  grams  Tofu
  • 4  Green chilies  (finely chopped), optional.
  • 4 tbsp  Coriander leaves Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Ginger  (Grated)
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • 1 Onion [medium-sized] (Finely chopped)
  • 1 Tomatoe  [Medium-sized] (Finely chopped)
  • 1  Green bell pepper (Diced)
  • 1 tsp Cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp Garam masala Optional
  • tsp  Turmeric powder
  • ½ tsp Red chili powder
  • Salt to taste


  • Remove excess moisture from the tofu by placing some heavy object onto it for about 15 to 20 minutes. Now, crumble the tofu and set it aside.
  •  Place a pan on a medium heat setting and pour oil into it. Add cumin seeds and allow them to splutter.
  •  Next, fry ginger and green chilies for a minute.
  • Add onion and continue sauteing until they turn soft and translucent.
  • Now, add finely chopped tomatoe and green bell pepper to the mixture and continue cooking for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add dry spices i.e. garam masala, red chili powder, salt, and turmeric powder to the mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the crumbled tofu into the pan and mix well. Cover and cook for about 1 to 2minutes and then remove from the heat.
  • Finish the Keto tofu bhurji by sprinkling lime juice and garnishing with coriander leaves.
  • Serve hot and you cal also carry it to work.


You can use broccoli (shredded) and green veggies to the likes of spinach, too. To replicate the texture of paneer bhurji, use as firm tofu as possible.
More nutrition information about Keto Tofu Bhurji
Carbohydrates – 7 grams
Fat – 8 grams
Fiber – 2.25 grams
Protein – 6 grams

This Keto Tofu Bhurji isn’t just rich in proteins and fat, but it also packs some healthy
traces of calcium, iron, potassium, sodium, vitamin A, and vitamin C.

Let us know what you think about the recipe. Stay safe, stay healthy!

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