Easy Grilled Tofu Tikka Masala Recipe

August 19, 2020
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Photo by WarriorInTheKitchen
  • Prep time 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Serves 6
Author Notes

This Easy Grilled Tofu Tikka Masala Recipe will make the perfect guilt-free dinner that is bold with flavors and rich in texture! —WarriorInTheKitchen

What You'll Need
  • 16 ounces tofu, firm
  • 1 pound mini tri-colored bell peppers, sliced in half
  • 1/2 onion, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
  • 1/2 head cauliflower, cut into large pieces
  • 1 1/2 cups greek yogurt
  • 6 cloves garlic, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, grated
  • 4 teaspoons paprika
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder (adjust per taste)
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • salt
  • 1 tablespoon tandoori powder
  • skewer sticks
  1. Wrap the block of tofu in paper towels and place in a wide bowl with a heavy weight to squeeze out the water content. This may take 1-2 hours. (Note: Placing something heavy on the wrapped tofu block will help to release the water that's stored inside. You may have to unwrap the tofu, squeeze the water out of the paper towels and rewrap the tofu occasionally to make sure the maximum amount of water is released.)
  2. Once all the water has been strained from the block of tofu, cut it into approximately 1/2 inch cubes.
  3. Mix all the spices, salt and greek yogurt in a bowl.
  4. Add the cubed tofu, bell peppers, onions and cauliflower and mix well. (Note: The veggies listed in the ingredients are suggestions. You can also add other veggies such as zucchini, mushrooms, celery, broccoli, etc.)
  5. Allow this to marinate for about 2 hours for the flavors to really incorporate.
  6. Wet the skewer sticks. Feed the cubes of tofu, bell peppers, onions, and cauliflower onto the sticks one at a time and set aside.
  7. Cook on a grill at about 400F for about 15 minutes, turning halfway. (Note 3: We laid the skewers onto a grilling mat. You can also make a batch without skewers. Simply spoon the veggies with the masala gravy onto the grilling mat.)

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