tandoori momos recipe | how to make tandoori momo in pan

tandoori momos recipe | how to make tandoori momo in pan with detailed photo and video recipe. a fusion of authentic nepali momos recipe with our own popular punjabi cuisine with tandoori gravy. savoury dumplings are always good to party starters or snacks but tandoori based momos make it even more flavorful. these momos are generally soaked and marinated in the tandoori sauce later baked in tandoori oven.
tandoori momos recipetandoori momos recipe | how to make tandoori momo in pan with step by step photo and video recipe. generally, the nepali cuisine momos are served with a spicy tomato-based momos chutney as it side dish. but in this recipe momos are dipped in a spicy yoghurt based tandoori marinade which is later baked or fried in the oven or pan / tawa respectively.

i have shared quite a few momos recipes including a wheat flour based momos. but i have developed a special interest in these fiery bright red coloured spicy tandoori momos recipe. as matter of fact, i wasn’t aware of such fusion recipe and was happy with the traditional classic nepali steamed momos. my first encounter with this recipe was during my recent trip to delhi which i had planned long back for the obvious reason to explore delhi’s street food. but i was really surprised to see tandoori momo option in most of the street vendors and posh fine dine restaurants menu. i personally liked the malai tandoori momos recipe in of the street vendors but in this post, i have shared a basic version of tandoori momo.

how to make tandoori momo in pan

the recipe does not have much-complicated steps, yet some tips, recommendations and serving ideas for tandoori momos recipe. firstly, in this recipe post, i have used the simple vegetable-based stuffing for the momos. but this can be easily extended to any meat, paneer or combination of both as per your preference. secondly, i have used all purpose flour or maida to prepare the momos wrapper. alternatively, you can also prepare it with wheat flour to make it more healthy and less gluten. finally, you can serve these as it without any condiments or side dish. but it also tastes great when served with dahi chutney, mint sauce or momos chutney. this makes it a unique fusion recipe and can be served as it is without any side dish to it.

finally, do visit my other street food recipes collection with this post of tandoori momos recipe. it includes recipes like gobi manchurian, chilli mushroom, veg crispy, chana chilli, mushroom tikka, chilli paneer, paneer tikka, achari paneer tikka, spring rolls and chilli potato recipe. in addition, do visit my other similar spicy recipes collection like,

tandoori momos video recipe:

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tandoori momos recipe
tandoori momos recipe | how to make tandoori momo in pan
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Resting Time
1 hr 30 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

easy tandoori momos recipe | how to make tandoori momo in pan

Course: snacks
Cuisine: indian street food
Servings: 14 momos
Author: Hebbars Kitchen
Ingredients (1 cup = 255 ML)
for dough:
  • cup maida / plain flour / all purpose flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ½ cup water
for stuffing:
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 1 clove garlic finely chopped
  • ½ onion finely chopped
  • 1 carrot grated
  • 2 cup cabbage grated
  • ½ tsp pepper crushed
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp coriander finely chopped
for tandoori marination:
  • ½ cup curd / yogurt thick
  • 1 tsp ginger garlic paste
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • ½ tsp garam masala
  • 1 tsp kasuri methi
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp oil
  • ¼ tsp salt
other ingredients:
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 pieces red-hot charcoal
  • ½ tsp ghee / clarified butter
  • ½ tsp chaat masala
  • ½ tsp coriander finely chopped
Instructions
  1. firstly, in a large cup take ½ cup curd.
  2. also add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp kasuri methi, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp oil and ¼ tsp salt.
  3. mix well making sure all the spices are combined well.
  4. coat the momos with prepared marination and rest for 1 hour.
  5. heat kadai with 2 tbsp oil and place the marinated momos.
  6. cook for 2 minutes on medium flame.
  7. flip over and cook all sides well.
  8. finally, serve tandoori momos sprinkled with chaat masala and coriander leaves.

how to make tandoori momos with step by step photo:

momos recipe:

  1. firstly, in a large mixing bowl take 1½ cup maida, ¼ tsp salt and 1 tsp oil. mix well.
    tandoori momos recipe
  2. add ½ cup water and knead dough for 5 minutes.
    tandoori momos recipe
  3. knead to a smooth and soft dough, and rest for 30 minutes.
    tandoori momos recipe
  4. now in a large kadai heat 2 tsp oil and saute 1 clove garlic.
    tandoori momos recipe
  5. also, saute ½ onion till they turn translucent.
    tandoori momos recipe
  6. further, add 1 grated carrot and 2 cup grated cabbage.
    tandoori momos recipe
  7. saute well till it shrinks slightly.
    tandoori momos recipe
  8. now add ½ tsp pepper, ½ tsp salt and 1 tbsp coriander.
    tandoori momos recipe
  9. mix well and allow to cool completely. momos stuffing is ready.
    tandoori momos recipe
  10. after 30 minutes, take the prepared momos dough and knead well again for a minute.
    tandoori momos recipe
  11. further, pinch a small ball and flatten.
    tandoori momos recipe
  12. now dust with some maida and start to roll using a rolling pin.
    tandoori momos recipe
  13. roll to almost medium thin circle. around 4 – 5 inch in diameter. make sure you roll from sides and keep the centre slightly thick.
  14. using a small cup, cut into a circle and brush water to sides.
    tandoori momos recipe
  15. now place a heaped tbsp of prepared stuffing in the centre.
    tandoori momos recipe
  16. start pleating the edges slowly and gather everything.
    how to make tandoori momo on tawa
  17. press in middle and seal the momos forming a bundle.
    how to make tandoori momo on tawa
  18. heat a steamer and arrange the momos in the tray without touching each other.
    how to make tandoori momo on tawa
  19. furthermore, steam momos for 10-12 minutes or till shiny sheen appears over it.
    how to make tandoori momo on tawa
  20. cool the momos completely, as they will be very delicate to touch.
    how to make tandoori momo on tawa

tandoori momos recipe:

  1. firstly, in a large cup take ½ cup curd.
    tandoori momos recipe
  2. also add 1 tsp ginger garlic paste, ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala, 1 tsp kasuri methi, 1 tsp lemon juice, 1 tsp oil and ¼ tsp salt.
    how to make tandoori momo in tawa
  3. mix well making sure all the spices are combined well.
    tandoori momos recipe
  4. coat the momos with prepared marination and rest for 1 hour.
    tandoori momos recipe
  5. heat kadai with 2 tbsp oil and place the marinated momos.
    tandoori momos recipe
  6. cook for 2 minutes on medium flame. flip over and cook all sides well.
    tandoori momos recipe
  7. now place a small cup in the centre and keep 2 pieces of red-hot charcoal.
    tandoori momos recipe
  8. pour ½ tsp ghee and cover with a lid.
    tandoori momos recipe
  9. allow to rest for 2-3 minutes, or till aroma is infused into momos.
    tandoori momos recipe
  10. finally, serve tandoori momos sprinkled with chaat masala and coriander leaves.
    how to make tandoori momo in pan

notes:

  • firstly, knead the dough well, else momos will be chewy.
  • also, add grated paneer to the stuffing to enhance the flavour.
  • additionally, if you have tandoor/oven then bake it more tandoori flavour.
  • finally, tandoori momos recipe tastes great when prepared slightly spicy and served with momos sauce.
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