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Chickpea Fried Tofu [Vegan, Grain-Free]

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Delightfully crispy tofu cubes, coated with a well seasoned and nutritious chickpea flour batter makes for a powerful comfort food with a robust flavor. This will make you fall in love with tofu all over again. The recipe is super simple, and it consistently turns out amazing every single time.

Chickpea Fried Tofu [Vegan, Grain-Free]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan



Cook Time



  • 1 cup chickpea flour
  • 2 teaspoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons thyme
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon chili flakes
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 16-ounces extra firm tofu
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • Oil for frying


  1. Mix chickpea flour, oregano, thyme, salt, chili flakes, and nutritional yeast in a bowl and set aside.
  2. Cut the tofu into cubes and cover with the chickpea flour mix.
  3. Spread the olive oil and apple cider vinegar over the tofu cubes, massage with your hands or mix with a fork until the tofu cubes are all coated.
  4. Cook in a frying pan, turning a few times until it develops a golden-brown crust.
  5. Serve as a protein component alongside noodles, rice, veggies, salads

Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 475 | Carbs: 22 g | Fat: 32 g | Protein: 22 g | Sodium: 28 mg | Sugar: 3 g

Extra oil for frying not added to nutrition information.




Simple and flavorful plant-based dinners and desserts. Maya is a photographer and a chef developing creative vegan recipes. She merges her background in visual arts with her love for healthy plant food. She is the author of the blog, Dreamy Leaf.



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