Momos

    How to make Momos: Veg Momos or vegetarian dumplings are steamed dumplings stuffed with vegetable. Momo dumpling has a very delicate steamed covering which holds stuffed vegetables inside. Momos stuffing is made with grated cabbage, carrot, green beans, onion, garlic etc.

    SonalTiwari

    Uttar Pradesh, India
    1 person made this

    Ingredients

    • Maida 11/2 cup
    • Nutrilla half cup
    • Salt for taste
    • Oil 1 tsp
    • Garlic 2 -6 chopped
    • Greenchilli 2 chopped
    • Cabbage 1 cup
    • Garlic chutney -garlic , red chilli paste and colour.
    • Black pepper 1 tsp

    Directions

    1. take the all purpose flour/maida, salt in a bowl and mix it. add water in parts and knead to a firm dough. cover the dough and keep aside for 30 minutes. for the veg momos stuffing: finely chop all the vegetables. you can also use a food processor to chop the vegetables. in a thick bottomed pan heat oil. add garlic. saute for 2-3 seconds. add onions and saute for 10-15 seconds. add all the finely chopped vegetables. increase the flame and stir fry the vegetables on a medium to high flame. if you have not used a thick bottomed pan, then saute the veggies on a low to medium flame. saute or stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes. then add salt and pepper. continue to stir fry on a medium to high flame for 2 to 3 minutes more. switch off the flame. mix well. check the taste and add more salt, pepper or if required. shaping the veg momos: divide the dough in two parts. make a 6-7 inch log from each part. cut the log into equal slices. make ball of each slice and keep them covered with a moist napkin. take each dough ball and on a lightly dusted board, roll each dough ball into a thin circle of about 2-3 inch diameter. try to get the edges to be thin and the center to be thick. place 1 or 2 tsp of vegetable stuffing in the center. lift one side of the edge and start pleating. (you can also refer to the video above to see how pleating is done). start folding and forming the pleats one take the all purpose flour/maida, salt and oil in a bowl and mix it. add water in parts and knead to a firm dough. cover the dough and keep aside for 30 minutes. for the veg momos stuffing: finely chop all the vegetables. you can also use a food processor to chop the vegetables. in a thick bottomed pan heat oil. add garlic. saute for 2-3 seconds. add onions and saute for 10-15 seconds. add all the finely chopped vegetables. increase the flame and stir fry the vegetables on a medium to high flame. if you have not used a thick bottomed pan, then saute the veggies on a low to medium flame. saute or stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes. then add soy sauce, salt and pepper. continue to stir fry on a medium to high flame for 2 to 3 minutes more. switch off the flame and add 1 to 2 tbsp of the spring onions greens. mix well. check the taste and add more salt, pepper or soy sauce, if required. shaping the veg momos start folding and forming the pleats one by one. towards the end, join the pleats in the center. prepare all momos this way and keep them covered under a moist napkin. till you are ready to steam them. steaming veg momos: Steam veg momos only 15 minutes. heat water in a steamer or in a electric cooker or in a pressure cooker. let the water come to a boil. in a greased steamer pan or in idli moulds, place the momos keeping space between them so that they don't touch each other. * check notes on how to steam the momos in idli pan or pressure cooker don't overdo the steaming, as the dough becomes dense and dry.

    See it on my blog

    https://youtu.be/7NOL_3EiIZA

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