Momo’s are steamed buns with filling made in Nepal, Tibet, Sikkim and Darjeeling. They are popular in street food category. Both veg and non veg fillings can be added to momo’s and these served with different types of chutnies. I love momos and so wanted to make a steamed and later fried version of the same and it turned out so good that now i am planning to prepare it again for new celebration party in our home. This also happens to be my contribution towards collectives for christmas a intitive taken by friend and fellow blogger Priti, do check out her blog for awesome recipes mypinchofyum .
So moving on to the recipe its very simple just needs few preparations. Hope you all will give it a try.
- For momo dough
- 2 cups All purpose flour
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1 tsp oil
- Water as need to make medium soft dough
- For Filling
- 1 onion finely chopped
- 2-3 finely chopped garlic
- 2 green chillies chopped
- 1 cup boiled green peas.
- 1 cup shredded cabbage
- 1 cup shredded carrot
- 1/2 cup finely chopped beans
- 1/2 cup finely chopped capsicum
- 1 tsp oil
- For Sauce
- 2 onions finely chopped
- 2-3 chopped garlic
- 1 tsp chilli sauce
- 1/2 tsp Soy sauce
- 1/4 tsp vinegar
- 1 tsp sugar
- 1 tsp chili powder
- 2 tbsp each of cabbage and carrot
- 1/ 2 tbsp finely sliced capsicum
- Handful of coriander leaves for garnish
- Salt according to taste.
First we make dough using flour salt and enough water. The dough should be very soft nor too hard.
Next we will make filling for momo. Heat oil and add in onion, green chilies and garlic ,saute this till they turn pink. Then add all veggies and mix well. Once the sweat add chili powder and salt and switch off the flame. The filling will look like this.
Now make small balls from dough and roll it out in such a way that the sides are thin and centre is thick.Now place spoon full of filling in the middle. Now seal edges by sealing edges as shown in pic.
Now steam this momo for 10 mins and deep fry this momos in hot oil.
Now we will make sauce by sauteing onion and garlic till they turn pink. Now add in all sauces mentioned in ingredient list and adjust seasoning.
Now add veggies to it.Next add in fried momos and mix well with sauce.Switch off the gas remove this in serving plate and serve hot and garnish it with coriander leaves.