Mantu Recipe | Dawat | Abida Baloch | Afghani Food

Mantu is a yummy combination of different ingredients that somehow give the yummiest flavors. Try this recipe because one can not be missed out on.

Watch this Masala TV video to learn how to make Mantu, Lemony Baked Potato And Creamy Pesto Pasta Recipes.This show of Dawat with Chef Abida Baloch aired on 4 February 2020.





Ingredients For Sauce:

  • Yogurt (whisked) 1 cup
  • Garlic paste 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper ½ tsp

For Lentil Topping:

  • Oil 4-5 tbsp
  • Fried onion 2 tbsp
  • Ginger garlic 1 tsp
  • Turmeric powder ½ tsp
  • Tomato paste 1 ½ tbsp.
  • Red chili powder 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Split bengal gram 1 cup
  • Water ½ cup

For Mince:
Oil 2-3 tbsp
Beef mince 300 gm
Ginger garlic paste 1 ½ tsp
Fried onions 2 (medium)
Red chili powder 1 tsp
Turmeric powder ½ tsp
Coriander powder 1 tsp
All spice powder 1 tsp
Tomatoes 2
Salt to taste
Green chilies (chopped) 4
Mint leaves (chopped) ½ cup
Fresh coriander ½ cup

For Dumpling’s Dough:
Flour 2 cup
Salt 1 tsp
Water as required
Fresh coriander 2 tbsp

For Serving:
Red chili flakes 1 tsp
Fresh coriander 2 tbsp


In a bowl mix all the sauce ingredients. For the lentil topping heat oil add fried onion, ginger garlic, turmeric powder, tomato paste, red chili powder, salt and split Bengal gram. Cook well. Now add water and cook for another 2 minutes. For mince heat oil in a wok add fried onion, mince beef and ginger garlic paste. Cook well. Then add tomatoes, red chili powder, coriander powder, all spice powder and salt. Now add fresh coriander. For dumplings in a bowl add flour, salt and coriander. Mix and knead the dough well. Leave it for a while. Then spread the dough evenly and cut with a cutter. Now add mince filling and seal properly. Then steam well. In the end serve hot with yogurt sauce, red chili flakes and fresh coriander.


  • Potatoes 3
  • Salt, pepper to taste
  • Butter 2 tbsp
  • Lemon juice 4 tbsp


Roast the potatoes in an oven. Then cut the slices. Now add lemon juice, salt, pepper and butter. Roast again and serve hot.

Ingredients For Sauce:

  • Garlic 3
  • Almond nuts ½ cup
  • Fresh basil leaves 2 cup
  • Oil ½ cup
  • Cheese (grated) ½ cup
  • Salt, pepper to taste


Remaining Ingredients:

  • Basil pesto 1 cup
  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Heavy cream ¼ cup
  • Salt, pepper to taste
  • Pasta (cooked) 1 packet


For the sauce in a blender mix all the ingredients and blend well. Then heat oil add basil pesto, sauce and cook well. Now add pasta, salt and pepper. Mix properly. Then add cream, mix well and serve hot.

Mantu Recipe in Urdu and English

At Masala TV you can check complete Mantu Recipe in Urdu and English. This is one of the best recipes by chef Abida Baloch at Masala TV show Dawat. Check out the other best recipes of chefs Abida Baloch.

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