Tandoori Tofu Brochettes

Recipe: Tandoori Tofu Brochettes

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Extra firm tofu, drained
  • 3 ea Green onions
  • 1 tb Fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 ea Garlic cloves
  • 1 tb Brown sugar
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 1 pn Saffron, dissolved in 1/2 c
  • boiling water 1/2 c Soy yogurt
  • 2 tb Chili powder
  • 2 tb Paprika
  • 1 tb Garam masala, optional
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • BROCHETTES
  • 4 sm Red onions, unpeeled
  • 1/4 lb Button mushrooms
  • 1 pt Cherry tomatoes
  • 1 ea Green pepper, seeded & slice

Instructions

  1. Cilantro leaves & lemon — wedges for garnish Gently press tofu to remove exces moisture. Slice into large pieces & then cut each chunk crosswise. Set aside.
  2. Place green onions & ginger in a food processor & process briefly. With the machine running, drop in garlic cloves, one at a time. Process 30 seconds.
  3. Add remaining ingredients. Process 1 minute. BROCHETTES: Place onions, mushroom, tofu & marinade in a glass dish & seal. Refrigerate overnight.
  4. Prepare grill next day. Quarter onions & remove papery outer skins. Skewer vegetables & tofu alternately.
  5. Place on hot grill & brush with remaining marinade. Cover grill tightly & allow to smoke for 5 minutes. Don’t peek.
  6. Trun once & cook for another 3 to 5 minutes. Garnish with cilantro & lemon wedges.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: dinner

Culinary tradition: Indian (Northern)

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