Easy Grilled Tofu Tikka Masala Recipe

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Olivia Published: November 6, 2020 Modified: June 1, 2021
Easy Grilled Tofu Tikka Masala Recipe

How To Make Easy Grilled Tofu Tikka Masala

Preparation: 1 hour 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Marinade Time: 2 hours
Total: 3 hours 20 minutes



  • 16ozfirm tofu
  • 1lbtricolored bell peppersmini, sliced in half lengthwise
  • ½onioncut into ½ inch cubes
  • ½cauliflowerhead, cut into large pieces
  • 1 ½cupsgreek yogurt
  • 6garlic clovesfinely minced
  • 1tbspgingergrated
  • 4tsppaprika
  • 1tspred chili powderadjust per taste
  • ½tspturmeric powder
  • salt
  • 1tbsptandoori powder


  1. Wrap the block of tofu in paper towels and place it in a wide bowl with a heavy item to squeeze out the water content. This may take 1 to 2 hours.

  2. Once all the water has been strained from the block of tofu, cut it into approximately ½ inch (1.2 cm) cubes.

  3. Mix all the ginger, red chili powder, turmeric powder, salt, tandoori powder, and greek yogurt in a bowl.

  4. Add the cubed tofu, bell peppers, onions, and cauliflower into the yogurt mixture, then mix well.

  5. Marinade the tofu in the yogurt mix for 2 hours.

  6. Wet the skewer sticks.

  7. Plunge the cubes of tofu, bell peppers, onions, and cauliflower onto the sticks one at a time and set aside.

  8. Cook on a grill at about 400 degrees F for about 15 minutes, turning halfway.

  9. Once roasted, remove from the grill and serve!

Recipe Notes


Place something heavy on the wrapped tofu block to help release the stored water. You may have to unwrap the tofu, squeeze the water out of the paper towels and rewrap the tofu occasionally to ensure the maximum amount of water is released.



  • Calories: 403.84kcal
  • Fat: 22.46g
  • Saturated Fat: 10.58g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.51g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.96g
  • Carbohydrates: 21.53g
  • Fiber: 4.78g
  • Sugar: 13.01g
  • Protein: 34.48g
  • Cholesterol: 38.30mg
  • Sodium: 1042.24mg
  • Calcium: 729.81mg
  • Potassium: 461.18mg
  • Iron: 4.45mg
  • Vitamin A: 163.13µg
  • Vitamin C: 97.71mg
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