Tandoori Momos Recipe

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Tandoori Momos
How To Make Tandoori Momos
  • Recipe By: Praguni Mathur
  • Recipe Servings: 4
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  • Difficulty Level: Easy

About Tandoori Momos Recipe: Tantalising steamed momos marinated with a punch of Indian spices and a crunchy vegetable stuffing, cooked in an oven to perfect crisp, these tandoori momos are sure to make you drool.

Ingredients of Tandoori Momos

  • For outer layer:
  • 1 cup refined flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1/2 cup water
  • For filling:
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 1 garlic clove, finely chopped
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 cup cabbage, grated
  • 1 cup carrot, grated
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander, chopped
  • 1 1/2 tsp black pepper powder
  • Marination:
  • 1/2 cup curd
  • 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • 1 tsp red chilli powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp chaat masala
  • 1 1/2 tbsp besan
  • to taste salt

How to Make Tandoori Momos

  • Prepare covering:
  • 1.In a large mixing bowl take refined flour, salt, oil and mix well. Add water to the mixture and knead smooth dough. Let it rest is for 20 minutes.
  • Prepare stuffing:
  • 1.Heat oil in a pan, add garlic clove and onions. Saute well till it turns translucent.
  • 2.Now add cabbage, carrot, salt and black pepper powder. Mix well, cover and cook until soft.
  • 3.After about 20 minutes, take the prepared momos dough and roll out small balls from it.
  • 4.Take about a teaspoon of stuffing and place into the middle of the dough.
  • 5.Use your fingers to pull the dough together and pleat one side to the other, using your fingers to seal. Repeat this process for all the dumplings.
  • 6.Now heat the steamer and place the momos in it with some distance. Let it steam for about 10 minutes.
  • 7.Prepare tandoori marinade:
  • 8.In a large bowl take curd along with all other ingredients for the marinade.
  • 9.Mix well for all the spices to combine well.
  • 10.Place the steamed momos in the prepared marinade and let it rest for an hour.
  • 11.Now preheat the oven at 200*c for 10 minutes. Line the baking tray with parchment paper and keep aside.
  • 12.Arrange the marinated momos in the baking tray.
  • 13.Place them in the oven for 10 minutes until charred. Serve tandoori momos topped with chaat masala along with a sweet and sour dip.

Recipe Notes

You may use meat stuffing or a paneer one for the filling.

Key Ingredients: refined flour, salt, oil, water, oil, garlic clove, onion, cabbage, carrot, salt, coriander, black pepper powder, curd, ginger-garlic paste, black pepper powder, red chilli powder, coriander powder, cumin powder, chaat masala, besan, salt