Cosmic cauliflower curried tofu kebabs recipe

Updated: Jul 27, 2021

For a delicious summer dish, look no further than these gorgeous curried chargrilled tofu and cauliflower kebabs. Created by Tess Prince of Love Food Ibiza, these kebabs taste delicious served with a gut-friendly kefir tzatziki.

"Purple cauliflower is now becoming more readily available, but you can certainly substitute with regular white cauliflower," says Tess. "The purple variety is higher in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanin, which can also be found in red cabbage and red wine.

"I’m not going to disagree that tofu is bland, but when you marinade it with curry spices, it becomes deeply rich and fragrant in flavour. Serve with this delicious cooling minted tzatziki dressing for a gut-friendly probiotic punch."

Cauliflower curried tofu kebab recipe

Serves four

For the kebabs

  • 300g organic tofu cut into 2cm squares 1 tablespoon coconut oil (or olive oil)

  • 2 cloves garlic crushed

  • 1 tbsp mild curry paste

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • 1 tsp sea salt

  • 1 medium cauliflower cut into florets

For the kefir tzatziki

  • 100g kefir

  • 100g organic greek yoghurt

  • 1⁄4 cucumber, grated

  • 1⁄2 clove garlic grated

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 big handful of fresh mint finely chopped

  • 1⁄2 tsp sea salt or himalayan salt


1. Heat your oven to 180°C. Soak the wooden skewers in water for 30 minutes before you're ready to cook.

2. In a large bowl, whisk the coconut oil, garlic, curry paste, turmeric and salt to make your marinade and add the tofu squares and cauliflower florets. Marinade for 30 minutes, or up to overnight in the refrigerator.

3. Skewer the cauliflower and tofu onto your soaked wooden skewers and place onto a baking sheet and roast for 20-25 minutes.

4. Meanwhile, make the tzatziki by mixing all the ingredients into a bowl.

Enjoy the skewers with an extra squeeze of fresh lemon juice and some chopped coriander to garnish.

Read more recipes from Tess

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About Tess

Tess Prince is an Ibiza-based international chef and food writer. Tess has 20 years of experience, which includes her role as resident chef at Soul Adventures, one the world’s leading kundalini yoga retreats in Ibiza, France and India. Tess is also a private chef to Ibiza’s visiting A-list celebrities and is passionate about food and nurturing the soul through the provision of exquisitely presented food-art.

Find out more about Love Food Ibiza and follow Tess on Instagram at @lovefoodibiza


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