Skip to content
My WebMD Sign In, Sign Up

Food & Recipes

Font Size
A
A
A

Tandoori Tofu

Tandoori Tofu
This Recipe Is:

WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

A tandoori-inspired spice rub and smokiness from the grill flavor these tofu “steaks.” While you’re there, grill some vegetables, too, to serve alongside. Serve with: Grilled eggplant and cherry tomato skewers and brown basmati rice.

Ingredients
Prep: 30 Minutes | Total Time: 30 Minutes
  • 2 teaspoons
    paprika
  • 1 teaspoon
    salt, divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    ground coriander
  • 1/4 teaspoon
    ground turmeric
  • 3 tablespoons
    extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon
    minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon
    lime juice
  • 2 14-ounce packages
    extra-firm or firm water-packed tofu, drained
  • 2/3 cup
    nonfat plain yogurt
  • 6 tablespoons
    sliced scallions, or chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
Instructions
  1. Preheat grill to medium-high.
  2. Combine paprika, 1/2 teaspoon salt, cumin, coriander and turmeric in a small bowl. Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add garlic, lime juice and the spice mixture; cook, stirring, until sizzling and fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove from the heat.
  3. Slice each tofu block crosswise into 6 slices; pat dry. Use about 3 tablespoons of the spiced oil to brush both sides of the tofu slices; sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt. (Reserve the remaining spiced oil.)
  4. Oil the grill rack. Grill the tofu until it has grill marks and is heated through, 2 to 3 minutes per side.
  5. Combine yogurt with the reserved spiced oil in a small bowl. Serve the grilled tofu with the yogurt sauce, garnished with scallions (or cilantro), if desired.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 servings
  • Calories173
  • Fat13 g
    • Saturated fat2 g
  • Cholesterol1 mg
  • Carbohydrates6 g
    • Dietary fiber2 g
  • Protein12 g
  • Sodium419 mg
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
Did You Know?
Recipes for Beauty

Today on WebMD

Four spoons with mustards
What condiments are made of and how much to use.
salmon and spinach
How to get what you need.
 
grilled veggies
Easy ideas for dinner tonight.
Greek Salad
Health benefits, what you can eat and more.
 

Loaded with tips to help you avoid food allergy triggers.

Loading ...

Sending your email...

This feature is temporarily unavailable. Please try again later.

Thanks!

Now check your email account on your mobile phone to download your new app.