Creamy, zingy and utterly addictive, this 3 ingredient tandoori mayonnaise recipe is one you need to try out! It is ridiculously easy to put together, and so versatile- you can pair it with almost anything fried (or air fried) to jazz it up!
Scroll down and read on to get a quick overview about making it the right way.
Ingredients For the Recipe
- ½ cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon tandoori masala
- Few mint leaves, chopped
How to Make the Tandoori Mayonnaise
Once you have your ingredients ready, here’s what you need to do to put the tandoori mayonnaise together.
- Combine all the ingredients together in a small bowl and give it a good mix.
- Transfer it to a glass jar or container and store.
Frequently Asked Questions
The simplicity of the tandoori masala is what makes it stand out. However, if you really want to take things up a notch, you can also add in some chopped coriander leaves to bring in some freshness, or add a bit of garlic powder to enhance the flavors a little more.
Want to enjoy a bit of that smokiness tandoori is so famous for? A pinch of smoked paprika should do the trick.
Your mayo can be stored in a glass jar or an airtight container and refrigerated for up to 2 weeks.
Remember to use a clean spoon to serve it, and put the lid back on after you’re done using it.
Tips & Tricks to Make the Tandoori Mayonnaise
While making the tandoori mayonnaise is actually pretty easy, you might want to keep these little tips and tricks in mind to make sure you nail the recipe.
- Want to dial down the flavors of the mayo and make it more subtle-tasting? Reduce the amount of tandoori masala and just use a bit more mayonnaise.
- To bring in a bit of tanginess, you can also add some lemon juice or vinegar into the mix.
- If your mayo has turned thick after being in the refrigerator, you can loosen it up by adding some milk and giving it a good mix.
Serving Ideas & Suggestions
Your flavorful tandoori mayonnaise can be paired with a ton of different foods and culinary creations. You can use it as a dip with your fried foods like potato wedges, fried chicken and zucchini sticks.
It can also be a great spread for your sandwiches and wraps.
You can also use it as a simple salad dressing, or drizzle a bit of it over your homemade pizza to lend it some extra creaminess and flavor.