How to make Mantu - SK Khazana -

We bring you this dish all the way from Afghanistan – mince stuffed wontons topped with yogurt sauce and masaledar chana dal

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Mutton mince (keema) (मटन का कीमा), Wonton wrappers (वॉनटॉन रैपर्स)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mantu - SK Khazana

Mantu - SK Khazana Recipe Card


Hindi: gosht
What’s a biryani without some succulent pieces of mutton wrapped in a perfect blend of aromatic spices and herbs!? Yes, though other meats being more common, biryani eaters all over the world can easily swear by mutton. And not just biryanis, curries, bakes and all other preparations with this wonderful meat are always special. Did you know, unlike other dishes, a day-old mutton prep will always be all the more tastier on the palate! Try it the next time you plan on to take on this meat.

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mantu - SK Khazana Recipe

  • Mutton mince (keema) 300 grams

  • Wonton wrappers 8-10

  • Yogurt 1 cup

  • Garlic paste 2 teaspoons

  • Lemon 1

  • Salt to taste

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1 tablespoon

  • White onions finely chopped 2 medium

  • Cumin powder 1 teaspoon

  • Coriander powder 2 teaspoons

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Black pepper powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Mint leaves chopped 1/4 cup

  • coriander leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Dal

  • Split Bengal gram (chana dal) 3/4 cooked 1 cup

  • Ghee 1 tablespoon

  • Garlic finely chopped 1/2 tablespoon

  • Onions sliced 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Coriander powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Cumin powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Tamarind pulp 2 teaspoons

  • Mint leaves chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Mint sprig for garnish


Step 1

To make the yogurt sauce, take yogurt in a large bowl, add garlic paste, squeeze the juice of ½ lemon and add salt. Mix well and set aside.

Step 2

Heat ghee in a non-stick pan, add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add onions, mix well and saute till translucent.

Step 3

Add mutton mince, mix breaking the lumps, and sauté on high heat for 2-3 minutes. Add salt, cumin powder, coriander powder, red chilli powder, garam masala powder and black pepper powder, mix well and saute till the mince is cooked.

Step 4

Add mint leaves, coriander leaves and squeeze the juice of remaining ½ lemon, mix well and saute for a few seconds. Take the pan off the heat, transfer into a bowl and set aside to cool.

Step 5

Place a portion of the mince mixture in the centre of each wonton sheet, apply a little water on the edges, bring the opposite corners together and pinch to seal and shape into mantu.

Step 6

Heat sufficient water in the lower pan a steamer, grease the upper pan, place the mantus in it, cover and steam for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

To make the dal, heat ghee in another non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for 1-2 minutes. Add onions, mix and sauté till golden brown.

Step 8

Add turmeric powder, garam masala powder, salt, coriander powder ,cumin powder and ½ cup water and mix well.

Step 9

Add tamarind pulp and mix well. Add Bengal gram, mix well. Add ¾ cup water, mix and cook till the mixture thickens. Add mint leaves and mix well. Take it off the heat.

Step 10

Remove the mantus from the steamer and place on a plate.

Step 11

To serve, spread some yogurt sauce in a circle on a serving plate and place the mantus on top.

Step 12

Drizzle yogurt sauce on top of each mantu and top it with dal mixture . Garnish each mantu with a mint sprig and serve immediately.

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