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Make this Grilled Tofu Tikka Kebabs for starters or making Indian Tofu Tikka Masala.
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Super-easy Grilled Tofu Tikka Skewers

This Tofu Tikka Recipe is perfect for appetizers, outdoor grilling, and potlucks. It is prepared using extra firm tofu and fresh bell peppers.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: Indian Inspired
Servings: 5
Calories: 124kcal


  • 14 oz block tofu (or paneer) cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 large red onion cut into 1" pieces
  • 2 bell peppers (red and green each) cut into 1" pieces
  • 1 tbsp red chili powder
  • 1 tsp garam masala
  • 2 garlic cloves finely minced
  • 1/2 " ginger finely minced
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1/2 cup nonfat plain greek yogurt
  • salt to taste
  • oil spray


  • In a large mixing bowl add greek yogurt, chili powder, garam masala, ginger, garlic, lime juice, and salt. Mix well.
  • Then add tofu and bell peppers and onion and mix well to coat marinade evenly. Keep it in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours
  • Assemble the marinated tofu, peppers and onion on skewers alternately
  • Cook them on lightly greased preheated grill on all sides until well done.


  1. Soak bamboo skewers in water for at least 15 min to avoid burning
  2. This recipe is inspired by grilled chicken kebabs
IF YOU LOVE THIS RECIPE - you will also like these Indian flavors: one pot chicken biryani, creamy chickpea curry, red lentil curry.


Calories: 124kcal