Tandoori Momos

From the streets of your kitchen: Tandoori Momos like you’ve never tasted before! The perfect fusion of Desi and Chinese cuisine! #Foodfusion #happycookingtoyou #ramzanspecial

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Prepare Chicken Filling:

-Chicken qeema (Mince) 250g

-Lehsan paste (Garlic paste) 1 tsp

-Kali mirch powder (Black pepper powder) 1 tsp

-Namak (Salt) ½ tsp or to taste

-Anda (Egg) whisked 2 tbs

-Gajar (Carrot) finely grated ¾ Cup

-Hara pyaz (Spring onion) finely chopped ½ Cup

Prepare Dough:

-Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 2 Cups

-Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste

-Water ½ Cup or as required

-Cooking oil for frying

Prepare Tandoori Coating:

-Dahi (Yogurt) hung ¾ Cup

-Tandoori masala 2 tbs

-Baisan (Gram flour) roasted 2 tbs

-Red food color 1 pinch (optional)

-Kasuri methi (Dried fenugreek leaves) 1 tsp

-Lemon juice 2 tbs

-Koyla (Charcoal) for smoke

-Shimla mirch (Capsicum) cubes



Prepare Chicken Filling:

-In a bowl,add chicken mince,garlic paste,black pepper powder,salt,egg,carrot & spring onion,mix well & set aside.

Prepare Dough:

-In a bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt & mix well.

-Gradually add water,mix well & knead until dough is formed,cover with cling film & let it rest for 30 minutes.

-Knead dough with the help of your palm for 4-5 minutes,cover with cling film & let it rest for 15 minutes.

-Take a small dough (20g),make a ball & roll out with the help of rolling pin (roll as thin as possible).

-Add 1 tbs chicken filling at the center of the dough,apply water & bring the edges together,twist & seal the end to make a momo shape (makes 19-20).

Option # 1: Steam cook

-In steam pot,add water,place greased steam rack,cover & bring it to boil.

-Place prepared momos,cover & steam cook for 10-12 minutes.

Option # 2: Deep frying

-In a wok,heat cooking oil & fry prepared momos until golden brown.

Prepare Tandoori Coating:

-In a bowl,add yogurt,tandoori masala,gram flour,red food color,dried fenugreek leaves,lemon juice & whisk well.

-Add fried/steamed momos & coat well.

-Give coal smoke for 2 minutes.

-On a metal skewer,skew capsicum,momos alternatively & fire roast on direct flame until its charred from all sides & serve!


Recipe By: Kanwal Mohsin

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