Tandoori Momos

35-40 minutes
Prep: 10 minutes | Cook: 25-30 minutes | Servings: 4

Ingredients

 

For Tandoori Momos Filling

1 small whole Cauliflower, grated, फूलगोभी

Salt to taste , नमक स्वाद अनुसार

1 cup Paneer, crumbled , पनीर

1 inch Ginger, grated , अदरक

4-5  green part of Spring onion, chopped , प्याज पत्ता

3-4 Fresh Green chillies, chopped , हरी मिर्च

1 tbsp Tandoori masala , तंदूरी मसाला

 

For Tandoori Momos Dough

1 cup Maida, मैदा

¼ tsp Salt  , नमक स्वाद अनुसार

½ tsp Vinegar , सिरका

Water as required , पानी

½ tsp Oil , तेल

 

For Tandoori Momos Marination

1 cup Thick Curd , दही

¼ cup Fresh Cream , फ्रेश क्रीम (optional)

Salt to taste , नमक स्वाद अनुसार

1 tsp Tandoori masala , तंदूरी मसाला

1 tsp Degi Red Chili powder , देगी मिर्च पाउडर

1 tbsp Mustard oil , सरसों का तेल

1 tbsp Roasted Gram Flour, भूने चने का बेसन

1 tbsp Ginger-Garlic paste , अदरक लहसुन का पेस्ट

 

For Smoking

1 Coconut husk ,नारियल की भूसी

1 tsp Ghee , जी

 

For Frying Tandoori Momos

1 tbsp Butter , बटर

1 medium Capsicum, diced , शिमला मिर्च

1 medium Tomato, diced , deseeded  टमाटर

Smoked momos , स्मोक्ड मोमोज,

½ no Lime juice , नींबू का रस

3-4 Wooden skewers , लकड़ी की सीख

 

Process

For Tandoori Momos Filling

  • In a bowl add grated cauliflower, salt and set aside for it to lose water for 5-10 minutes. Remove and squeeze out all the water and keep aside for later use.
  • Now in another bowl add the crumbled paneer, ginger, green chillies, green part of spring onion, squeezed cauliflower, tandoori masala and mix everything properly.

 

For Tandoori Momos Dough

  • In a bowl add maida, salt, vinegar and water to knead a semi soft dough.
  • Now apply some oil knead once properly and round it up, keep it aside covered for 8-10 minutes.

 

For Tandoori Momos Marination

  • In a bowl add thick curd, fresh cream, salt, tandoori masala, degi red chili powder, mustard oil, roasted gram flour, ginger-garlic paste and mix everything properly.

 

For Frying & Smoking Tandoori Momos

  • Now take a small portion of the dough and roll it in a thin small round then apply water on all sides, keep a small spoonful of filling and fold it giving it your desired shape.
  • Make the rest of them in the same manner.
  • Meanwhile heat oil in a kadhi and then fry this momos until half done.
  • Now add the all half fried momos in the marination for 10-15 minutes.
  • Till then keep some coconut husk on flames and let it burn unit red hot.
  • Place it in a bowl and keep it with the momos and also add the capsicum, tomato in it.
  • Add a little bit ghee on the red hot coconut husk and cover it for 4-5 minutes.
  • Now remove the lid and the bowl with the coconut husk out.
  • Now take each momo and char it on the open flames, do this to all of the momos.
  • Heat a pan add butter, capsicum, tomato saute for a minute and the charred momos toss it once.
  • Then add the lime juice on it and toss them lightly for 1-2 minutes.
  • Remove them on the plate and put them on the wooden skewers.
  • In the same pan add some oil and place the skewed momos in and cover it so that the bottom will become crispy and the top will be soft and moist.
  • Remove and serve hot with chutney.
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