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Keto Tofu Bhurji Recipe

Priya Dogra
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.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Additional 20 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Servings 4
Calories 145 kcal


  • 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
Keyword Keto Tofu Bhurji, Tofu Bhurji