September 8, 2015

How to make Tandoori Paneer Calzone Muffins

Recipe by Naiya Sheth: In earlier recipe we made Calzone Pockets with rich beans stuffing. But now it's time to cook delicious tandoori calzone muffins. As the earlier recipe, this also can be baked and fried also. But I like the baked one more. So let's make yummy, delicious yet homemade Tandoori Calzone Muffins

Preparation time - 20 minutes
Cooking time - 10 to 15 minutes
Baking time - 15 to 17 minutes
Makes 6 muffins(approx.)

Ingredients to make Tandoori Paneer Calzone Muffins:

For outer layer:

1/2 recipe pizza base
Oil for brushing

For stuffing:

1 cup paneer cubes
1/4 cup tomato cubes - deseeded
1/4 cup onion cubes
1/4 cup capsicum cubes
1 1/2 table spoon oil

For marination:

1/3 cup curd
1 tea spoon red chilly powder
1 tea spoon ginger paste
1 tea spoon garlic paste
1 tea spoon garam masala powder
1 tea spoon Kasuri methi (dry fenugreek)

Method to make Tandoori Paneer Calzone Muffins:

For stuffing:

  • Mix all ingredients of marination in a big mixing bowl.
  • Add paneer, capsicum, tomato and onion to it. Keep a side for minimum 30 minutes.
  • Heat oil in a pan and above mixture in it. Simmer for 3 to 4 minutes.
  • When ready remove from flame and allow to cool at room temperature.
  • Divide into 6 equal parts.

How to proceed:

  • Divide pizza base in 6 equal parts. Take a ball and roll out it.
  • Place a portion of stuffing on it and together remaining portion with finger tips. Seal it and carefully place it upside down in greased and dusted muffin mould.
  • Repeat the same for remaining.
  • Bake them in preheated oven at 200`c temperature for 15 to 17 minutes or till light brown in colour.
  • In between brush with oil at 7 minutes.
  • When ready remove from oven and again grease with oil.
  • Put a drop of tomato ketch up on it and sprinkle some cheese over it. (opt.)
  • Delicious Tandoori Paneer Calzone Muffins are ready to serve.


  • You can also deep fry these Calzone instead of baking them. They must be fried at medium flame till they are golden brown.
  • You can make Calzone using your favourite fillers e.g. mushroom, corn, cheese, spinach etc.

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