Prepare the sauce: Place soy sauce, vegan oyster sauce, toasted sesame oil in a bowl and whisk to combine. In another bowl, mix together cornstarch and water to make a slurry. Set both mixture aside.
Prepare the okra: Wash and clean the okra. Prepare a bowl of cold water and set it aside.
Fill half of the 5-quart or a big wok with water and bring to boil. Add a drizzle of oil and salt. Then, cook the okra for 2 minutes.
Remove and transfer the okra to the cold water and let it sit for 2-3 minutes, then drain.
Cut off the top and end of the okra and slice it in half or leave it as a whole.
Arrange the prepared okra on a plate.
Heat a small non-stick skillet with 2 teaspoons of oil. Then, sauté the mashed tofu until golden brown over medium heat. Push the tofu to the side of the pan, add a drizzle of oil then continue to sauté garlic and chile for a few more seconds until garlic is fragrant.
Using low heat, add the sauces and cornstarch mix, then quickly stir to combine.
Pour this sauce on top of the okra.
Mix the sauces with okra before serving. This dish can be served at room temperature or as a cold dish.