Tofu Tikka Masala Recipe by Tasty

Servings: 4


Tofu Tikka Masala Recipe by Tasty


· 14 oz extra firm tofu· 1 lemon· 1 cup yogurt· 6 cloves garlic, minced· 1 tablespoon ginger, minced· 1 teaspoon salt· 2 teaspoons cumin· 2 teaspoons garam masala· 2 teaspoons paprika· 3 tablespoons oil· 1 large onion, finely chopped· 2 tablespoons ginger, minced· 8 cloves garlic, minced· 2 teaspoons cumin· 2 teaspoons turmeric· 2 teaspoons coriander powder· 2 teaspoons paprika· 2 teaspoons chili powder· 2 teaspoons garam masala· 3 ½ cups tomato sauce, or crushed tomatoes· 1 ¼ cups water· 1 cup heavy cream, or dairy substitute of your choice· fresh coriander, chopped, to garnish· rice, to serve· naan bread, to serve


Step 1Remove tofu from packaging and drain.Step 2Place tofu on a couple of paper towels and find a heavy object to place on top of tofu, leave it there for 20 minutes.Step 3Slice the tofu into bite-sized pieces.Step 4Combine the marinade ingredients in a bowl then add the tofu.Step 5Mix until evenly coated. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.Step 6Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C)Step 7Place the marinated tofu pieces on bamboo skewers, then place them over a baking tray lined with parchment paper. Make sure there is space underneath the tofu to help distribute the heat more evenly.Step 8Bake for about 15 minutes, until slightly dark brown on the edges.Step 9Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat, and sauté the onions, ginger, and garlic until tender but not browned.Step 10Add the spices for about 30 seconds to release their aromatics and flavor, stirring constantly.Step 11Add the tomato sauce and water, then bring to a boil and cook for about 5 minutes.Step 12Pour in the cream and mix in the tofu, cooking for another 1-2 minutes.Step 13Serve with rice and naan bread.Step 14Enjoy!