Pressed tofu from beans, the Okinawan way (day 2)

GOURMANDE in OSAKA

Let’s make this delicious 島豆腐 Shima tofu. Okinawan tofu, so we can eat it in 15 minutes.

You have all the material and ingredients ready ? If not, read the previous post. Let’s make that tofu in 15 minutes.

1 : rinse the soaked beans, place them in a blender, add 2 or 3 volumes of clear water (what is easier for your blender, anyway the water won’t stay)
2 : juice it (not too thinly if your blender is powerful)
3 : transfer in a sauce pan, bring slowly to near-boiling heat and cook 1 or 2 minutes
4 : pour into the cloth, squeeze to extract as much milk as possible*
5 : add a little amount of nigari (about 1 ts per liter) and stir a little
6 : wait till the milk curds well (about 5 minutes)
7 : pour into the box and…

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