Vegan Agedashi-dofu Recipe

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"Agedashidofu" or (Tofu first deep-fried, then served with dashi soup" is a very popular Japanese dish that can easily be adapted to fit vegetarian and vegan priorities!
Moreover, whatever dashi/soup is left can be poured onto a bowl of freshly staemed rice for a fillingand healthy suppelementary dish!

Vegan Agedashidofu!

Prep time:
Servings: 2


Cost per serving $0.40 view details
  • Tofu (momen tofu) 1/2 a large piece (can of course be increased!)
  • flour: 1 tablespoon (whatever flour as this could add an interesting variation!)
  • Cornstarch: 1 tablespoon
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Freshly grated daikon (to taste)
  • Thinly chopped leek (to taste)
  • Dashi (konbu/seawed dashi): 100 ml
  • Soy sauce: 2 tablespoons
  • Mirin/sweet sake:2 tablepoons
  • You may add spices of your choice, especially grated ginger and hot chili powder!


  1. 1. Press as much water out the tofu as possible. Cut the tofu into large pieces. Take as much as humidity off their surface by wrapping inside a clean cloth for a while. Mix the flour and cornstarch.
  2. Roll the tofu pieces into the flour and cornstarch so as to cover all sides. If you don't have enough flour/cornstarch, prepare more.
  3. Drop in deep-frying oil at 170 degrees.
  4. 2. Prepare the dashi soup by heating the konbu dashi with the soy sauce and mirin (and extra spices if wanted).
  5. 3. Pour the dashi in individaul dishes. Place fried tofu in the middle. Top tofu with freshly grated daikon and chopped leek.
  6. <strong>SUGGESTION:</strong>
  7. Boil some cut mushrooms in the dashi before serving them together with the tofu!
  8. Easy and healthy, isn't it?


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 63g
Recipe makes 2 servings
Calories 51  
Calories from Fat 10 20%
Total Fat 1.15g 1%
Saturated Fat 0.18g 1%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 918mg 38%
Potassium 119mg 3%
Total Carbs 6.06g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 0.86g 1%
Protein 3.93g 6%
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