Vegetable Souvlaki

Vegetable Souvlaki

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 2 hours 30 minutes

Cook: 15 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Starter

Type: Greek

Vegetables marinated in a Greek style marinade and grilled to perfection


  • Medium tomato, seeded and cut into square pieces 1
  • Medium zucchini, cut into thick round slices 2
  • Medium red capsicum, cut into square pieces 1
  • Medium yellow capsicum, cut into square pieces 1
  • Medium green capsicum, cut into square pieces 1
  • Medium onion, cut into square pieces 1
  • Hung yogurt 2 tbsps
  • Garlic cloves, finely chopped 2
  • Lemon juice 2 tsps
  • Olive oil / vegetable oil 2 tsps + as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Carom seeds (ajwain) ¼ tsp
  • Black peppercorns, crushed ½ tsp
  • Fresh coriander leaves, chopped (optional) 2 tsps


  • To make marinade take hung yogurt, garlic cloves, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and carom seeds in a bowl and mix.
  • Add tomato, zucchini, red capsicum, yellow capsicum and green capsicum to the marinade and mix. Add onion and crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Refrigerate for 2 hours. You may add chopped coriander as well.
  • Soak skewers in water for 1 hour. Insert the vegetable pieces in any order on skewers. With this quantity of vegetables you can make as many as 10 souvlakis.
  • Brush a non-stick grill pan with ½ tsp oil and heat on high heat. Place souvlakis on it and grill.
  • Brush oil on every souvlaki and grill on high heat, rotating the skewers frequently for even cooking, for 2-3 minutes.
  • Lower heat and grill till all the vegetables are done. It takes about 10 minutes to cook completely.
  • Serve hot.