Veg steamed momos

Momos are very popular street food in a Northern part of India. Veg Momos, a steamed or fried stuffed with mixed vegetables, is a delicious snack food enjoyed in Tibet region. Momos are getting very popular in other parts of India and you can easily prepare them at home by either steaming or deep frying.
The momos are delightful as a snack, but they can also make a light and satisfying meal for any time of the day.The momos are delightful as a snack, but they can also make a light and satisfying meal for any time of the day.

As I mentioned earlier that there are different types of momos โ€” steamed momos, fried momos and sauted and cooked in water. My personal favorite is the steamed one, so I have decided to share these steamed ones with you all.

Ingredients –

For the dough :

  • Maida – 2 cups
  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Salt as per required
  • Water as needed

For filling :

  • Oil – 1 tsp
  • Chopped onion – 1 medium
  • Ginger garlic paste – 1 tsp
  • Grated carrot – 1 cup
  • Grated cabbage – 1 cup
  • Finely Chopped bell peppers – 1/2 cup
  • Finely chopped chillies – as per taste
  • Soy sauce – 1 tsp
  • Chilli sauce – 1 tsp
  • Black pepper powder – 1/2 tsp
  • Salt as per taste

Directions –

For the dough :

  • Add 2 cup maida , oil ,and salt in a large bowl .
  • Mix all ingredients well and prepare a soft pliable dough by adding water as needed. Cover the dough and keep it aside for 20-25 minutes.

For filling :

  • Heat oil in a pan .
  • Now add ginger garlic paste and stir well.
  • Add the chopped onions and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Now add grated carrots, grated cabbage, chopped bell pepper and chopped green chillies.
  • Stir well and cook on high heat for 3 mins or until glossy.
  • Turn off the heat, and add the soy sauce, salt, black pepper powder.
  • Let it cool.

For making momos :

    • Knead the dough again for a minute and divide it into 2-equal portions. Give each portion a round cylindrical shape like . Cut each one into 6-7 equal portions with a knife.
    • Give each small portion a round shape like ball and flatten it a little into pattie by pressing it in between your palms.
    • Place one dough pattie on a rolling board and Roll it from sides and keep the center portion little thick compared to sides. If required, sprinkle some dry flour while rolling.
    • Place 1 tbsp filling in a center.Lift the edge from one side and start folding ,Join them in the center to seal it.
    • Grease a steamer plate or any other plate with oil to prevent them sticking.
    • Heat 1-2 glass of water in a steamer or a deep vessel over medium flame.
    • place momos plate over it. Momos should not touch the water. Cover the steamer/vessel with a lid and steam them for 6-7 minutes over medium flame or until they look little translucent and shiny.
    • Remove the lid and check them by touching it. If they donโ€™t feel sticky then it means they are cooked.
    • Transfer them to a serving plate. Serve hot Veg Momos with Momos Chutney or Schezwan Sauce.
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    15 Comments Add yours

    1. huguetta says:

      I ate something similar in Tbilisi Georgia, it calls Khinkali but with meat inside, they look same ๐Ÿ™‚ thank you for sharing ๐Ÿ‘

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      1. Yaa with meat also it can be prepared ๐Ÿ˜Š

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        1. huguetta says:

          ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜ŠIโ€™m sure itโ€™s so delicious
          Thank you for the recipe

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    2. Chef V. says:

      Marvellous๐Ÿ˜‰๐Ÿ‘Š youโ€™re great๐Ÿ˜œ๐Ÿ‘

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    3. Michelle says:

      These look delicious!

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    4. Thank you for the recipe.

      Those look really good. โ˜บ

      Liked by 1 person

    5. aruna3 says:

      Delicious momos๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿ˜›๐Ÿ˜›

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