Our Tandoori Tempeh is an Indian-inspired culinary delight that marries the traditional tandoori flavors with the nutritious benefits of tempeh. A must-try for all Indian food lovers!
🍽️ Recipe Summary:
⏲️ Prep time: 15 mins, Marinade time: 4 hours, Cook time: 20-25 mins
🍽️ Serves: 3-4
🥣 Category: Appetizer
🌱 Diet: Vegan
📍 Cuisine: Indian
🍽️ Ingredients List:
For the Tandoori Marinade:
- 🥥 1/4 cup Coconut Milk
- 🍋 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
- 🍯 1 tbsp Honey
- 🧄 2 tsp Finely Chopped Garlic
- 🧅 1 tsp Chopped Ginger
- 🌶️ 1 tsp Paprika Powder
- 🌿 1 tsp Cumin Powder
- 🌱 1 tsp Coriander Powder
- 🥄 ½ tsp Turmeric Powder
- 🧂 Salt to Taste
- 🌑 1 tsp Black Pepper Powder
- 🌟 1 tsp Garam Masala
- 🌾 100 gm Diced Tempeh
- Cut tempeh into medium-sized blocks, add the tandoori marinade, and rest for 4 hours.
- Cook the marinated tempeh in a preheated oven (200 degrees) and bake for 20-25 minutes.
- Ensure to cook on both sides.
- Tandoori tempeh is ready to be served hot with coriander chutney.
👩🍳 Pro Cooking Tip: For an authentic tandoori experience, you can use a tandoor or clay oven for cooking. If using a regular oven, preheat it properly and use a baking stone if available.
🌱 Why You'll Love This Recipe:
This dish is:
- 💪 High in Protein
- 🌱 Vegan-Friendly
- 🍛 Rich in Indian Flavors
⚠️ Allergen Alert: 🌱 Soy: This recipe includes tempeh, a soy product. Those with soy allergies should avoid.
🍽️ Best Paired With:
🥗 Coriander and Mint Chutney
🥗 Indian Cucumber Salad: A refreshing companion to the rich tandoori flavors.
🍹 Mango Lassi: A sweet and tangy traditional Indian beverage.
🌱 Dietary & Lifestyle Information:
💚 Vegan: Substitute honey with a vegan sweetener if needed.
🌾 Gluten-Free: A completely gluten-free delight.
🧡 High Protein: Great for those looking for plant-based protein sources.