How to make Tandoori Paneer Momos-SK Khazana -

These momos are stuffed with baked marinated paneer, onion and capsicum

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cottage cheese (paneer) (पनीर), Refined flour (maida) dough

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

Tandoori Paneer Momos-SK Khazana

Tandoori Paneer Momos-SK Khazana Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 26-30 minutes

Cook time : 21-25 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Tandoori Paneer Momos-SK Khazana Recipe

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) cut into cubes 150 grams

  • Refined flour (maida) dough 250 grams

  • Melted butter for drizzl

  • Hung yogurt 4 tablespoons

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Dried fenugreek leaves (kasuri methi) powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1/2 tablespoon

  • Red chilli paste 2 tablespoons

  • Lemon juice 1 tablespoon

  • Mustard oil 1 tablespoon

  • Medium onion cut into cubes and layers separated 1

  • Medium green capsicum cut into cubes 1

  • Oil for greasing


Step 1

Mix together hung yogurt, chilli powder, dried fenugreek leaves powder, garam masala powder, salt, ginger-garlic paste, chilli paste, lemon juice and mustard oil in a bowl.

Step 2

Add cottage cheese and mix well. Add onions and capsicum, mix well and set aside to marinate for 10-15 minutes.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 180º C. Line a baking tray with aluminium foil and grease with some oil.

Step 4

Place the cottage cheese mixture on lined tray, drizzle some melted butter on top, put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 6-8 minutes.

Step 5

Chop baked cottage cheese, onion and capsicums.

Step 6

Roll out dough into large thin disc. Using a medium size cookie cutter, cut out discs from it.

Step 7

Place a spoonful of cottage cheese mixture in the centre of each disc, apply water on the edges and shape into momos.

Step 8

Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan and place a cane basket in it. Line the basket with parchment paper, grease with some oil and place the stuffed momos on it. Cover and steam for 6-8 minutes.

Step 9

Serve hot with Schezwan chutney.

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