April 13, 2023
CM Content Team
Tofu is a nutrition-rich and versatile ingredient that you can use in a variety of dishes. Typically, compared with cottage cheese, i.e., Paneer, as we call it in India, Tofu is an excellent source of vital nutrients like calcium. Nowadays, many dieticians, and healthcare experts recommend having Tofu, especially to those who are trying to lose weight.
Whether you like tofu or trying it for the first time, you can make this simple Tofu and vegetable salad, a perfect recipe for a healthy meal. The recipe is made by Chef Alex Dias, the Executive Chef at Club Mahindra resort in Goa. It is a light and wholesome dish that is heart-warming and fulfilling.
Tofu is one of the oldest foods in the world. It is believed that a Chinese cook accidentally discovered it by curdling soy milk using nigari seaweed over 2000 years ago. Tofu contains an important nutrient known as isoflavones, which reduces the risk of cancer. Japan is one of the largest consumers of Tofu, and the instances of breast cancer reported from the country is the lowest compared to western countries.
Like most salad recipes, This Tofu and oriental Tofu salad is fully customisable, i.e., you can add any ingredients you want to suit your palate. The vegetables and dressing used in this recipe adds layers of texture, boosts its healthy factor.
At Club Mahindra resorts, we strive to give our patrons a delightful culinary experience. The chefs at the restaurants in our resorts bring with them years of experience and expertise. They have a deep understanding of flavour profiles, and every dish they create is nutritious and high in flavour and taste.
Our chefs also source the best regional ingredients and use the latest culinary techniques to make every meal unforgettable! While holidaying at the Club Mahindra resorts in Goa, you can enjoy a delicious meal and specialty items like Alle Belle every day.
As they say, ‘your destiny is written at birth,’ Chef Alex Rexon Dias was destined to be a chef. Born and raised in Goa, Chef Dias discovered his cooking skills and passion when he won the best dish award during a school camp when the students had to cook for their teachers. Since then, he has come a long way to become one of our finest chefs.
With over 15 years of experience, Chef Dias has travelled far and wide to explore new cuisine worldwide and add new skills, techniques, and dishes to his repertoire. The Iconic Chef of the Year Award by Times of India is a testament to his excellent skills in the kitchen. Currently, the Executive Chef at Club Mahindra Goa, Chef Dias, has been stirring up a storm in the kitchen and delighting the guests with incredible local and international dishes.
Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Ltd. (MHRIL), a part of Leisure and Hospitality sector of the Mahindra Group, offers quality family holidays primarily through vacation ownership memberships and brings to the industry values such as reliability, trust and customer satisfaction. Started in 1996, the company's flagship brand ‘Club Mahindra’, today has over 250,000 members , who can holiday at 100+ resorts in India and abroad.