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Tandoori queso in a bowl with corn chips in a steel tray

Tandoori Cheese Queso - Indian Mexican Fusion

Shilpa Joshi
Queso filled with tandoori spice flavors and finely chopped veggies.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian Mexican fusion, Mexican
Servings 10
Calories 70 kcal


  • pan


  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • cup onion finely chopped
  • 1 roma tomato chopped finely (128 g)
  • 3 tbsp milk
  • 8 slices cheese (1 package pre-sliced cheese) 228g
  • 13 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 jalapeno finely chopped
  • tsp tandoori masala
  • ½ tsp kashmiri chilli
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 3 tbsp milk


  • Prep ingredients. Finely chop and mince ingredients into small pieces. Rip cheese slices apart.
    Minced garlic and chopped onions, tomatoes and jalapenos on a cutting board.
  • Melt butter in pan on medium high. Add onions and garlic. Cooking about two minutes and mix.
    Minced onion and garlic in a pan with oil
  • Add in tomatoes and jalapenos. Cook two more minutes.
    Tomatoes, jalapenos, onions, garlic in a pan heated with oil.
  • Add in evaporated milk and cheese, stir until cheese melts.
    Cheese and evaporated milk with sauteed veggies add into pan.
  • Add in spices/salt and mix. Add in 3 tbsp milk to thin the consistency a little. It will thicken as cools.
    Spices added to tandoori queso in gray pan.
  • Serve warm and enjoy!
    Tandoori queso in a steel tray with chopped veggies on top and tortilla chips on the side.


  • Prep ingredients by chopping all very finely!
  • Make sure to use an authentic tandoori masala spice blend
  • Use cheese from a block or cheese slices to avoid the extra anti-caking ingredients that comes in pre-shredded cheese bags
  • You can always change the consistency of the cheese sauce by adding milk to make creamier
  • When reheating, adding a little water or milk will also help to loosen consistency of the sauce


Calories: 70kcalCarbohydrates: 5gProtein: 3gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 112mgPotassium: 152mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 205IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 110mgIron: 1mg
Keyword indian mexican fusion, queso, tandoori queso
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