Here is the recipe of Momos for people who love this small spicy balls of delicious. Momos is a type of dumpling that originates from Tibet, but it’s origin can be debated, but let’s just save the debate for some other day and focus on these hot spicy Momos.
In this recipe of Momos, I have shown you the traditional filling made on the streets. They are filled with fresh raw vegetables that are tossed in salt and just a little oil taste delicious. They make a perfect snack for the kids and starter for parties.
VEG MOMOS RECIPE BELOW :
PREP. & COOKING TIME : 30 MIN SEVERS : 3-4
- All purpose flour/ maida – 1 1/2 cup
- Spring onion – 2 small size
- Cabbage – 1 cup Chopped or grated
- Capsicum – 1 (chopped )
- Carrot – 1 grated
- Ginger Garlic – 2 tsp chopped
- Soya sauce – 1 tsp
- Black pepper – 1/2 tsp
- Coriander Leaves
STEP BY STEP VEG MOMOS RECIPE WITH PICTURES :
Step 1 : Mix flour, salt and oil in a bowl and add water to make a smooth dough. Just like our poori dough. Keep aside covered.
Step 2 : Heat a pan with oil, add garlic, ginger. finely chopped white part of the spring onion and Add the chopped veggies and fry in high flame for a minute.
Step 3 : Add salt,pepper, soya sauce and mix well. Continue to stir fry on high heat.
Step 4 : Add 1 to 2 tbsp of the spring onions greens and stir fry for a minute. (check the taste and add more salt, pepper or soy sauce, if required). Let the stuffing cool completely.
Step 5 : Now shaping the veg momos: Divide the dough into equal portions.Roll in dry flour and roll into small puris keeping the edges thin and the centre thick. Which is shown below.
Step 6 : Place a portion of stuffing in the centre, fold one end over the other and give it a half moon shape. For another gather the edges and seal together. Do Steps as show below pics.
Step 7 : Join all the pleats in the center. A pleated and shaped momos. Do Steps shown below pics.
Step 8 : Prepare all momos this way and keep them covered under a moist napkin. till you are ready to steam them.
Step 9 : Use idli pans or pressure cooker to steam. Steam the veg momos for 10 minutes till the outer cover becomes transparent. (when you touch the momos then dough should not feel sticky to you. this means they are done and the momos will have a transparent look.)
Step 10 : Serve Veg Momos with Chutney/sauce Enjoy !!!