Hotplate Tofu


There are many variations for preparing Tofu Hotplate.

One of the hot favourite dish at Zi Char stalls and goes well with rice.

The sizzling eggs on the hot plate add aroma to this dish.

The basic to preparing the Tofu dish is to get a hot plate.


You can pair with different types of ingredients for the Tofu dish such as minced pork or seafood combination of squids and  prawns  Sliced carrots and different types of  mushrooms.



Remove the wrapper from the egg tofu, cut the tofu into bite size pieces and  lightly coat with corn flour and deep fried till golden brown.

Drain with paper hand towel.


Add some cooking oil in the pan and minced garlic and fry till fragrant.

Add two tablespoons of minced bean paste.

Now add your choice of ingredients and mix with the sauce.

Include a dash of sugar and a teaspoon of sesame oil and two to three tablespoons of water.

Bring to a boil.

Heat the hotplate over the stove and coat with one to two tablespoons of cooking oil.

Once the hotplate is hot, pour the beaten egg and spread evenly over the entire hotplate.

Gently placed the golden  tofu pieces around the hot plate.

Pour the ingredients over the tofu and served hot.

Garnished with generous amount of chopped scallions for added flavour.

Here are some hotplate tofu dishes with different ingredients.


Served with prawns, button mushrooms and sliced carrots.


Served with minced pork, button mushrooms and sliced carrots.


Served with minced pork and brown bunashimeji mushroom that has a meaty taste and firm texture.



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