Veg Momos

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“Momos” One of the popular Tibetan dish which is now a popular street food in North India.
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I have had one of the best momos or call them dumpling in streets of Delhi NCR. It’s a very popular street food in North India. It is served with a spicy sauce which is my favorite. You will get varieties of momos in North India (Veg momos, Paneer momos, Veg grilled momos, Chicken momos, Deep fried momos etc)
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You need practice to make authentic momos, however I tried my hands on it and did a decent job. Though the shaping of momos is a tough job but BLESSED I am to do a NOT-Bad job at shaping them ūüėõ
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Ingredients:
For Sauce

  • 2 Tomato
  • 2-3 Dry red chilies (soaked in water for 20mins)
  • 5-6 Garlic cloves (roasted)
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tsp sugar
  • Salt

For momos sheet

  • 1 Cup all purpose flour
  • 1 Tsp oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • Cold water

For Stuffing

  • 1/2 Cup finely chopped cabbage
  • 1/2 Cup grated carrot
  • 1/2 Cup grated paneer
  • 2 Chopped green chilies
  • 1/4 Tsp ginger-garlic paste
  • 1/2 Tsp soy sauce
  • Salt

Recipe:
For Sauce
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Step 1- Boil tomatoes and red dry chilies on high flame for 6-7mins. Remove in a bowl and peel the tomatoes
Step 2- Blend the peeled tomato along with red chilies, roasted garlic, sugar,soy sauce, and salt to a smooth paste. You can add water to adjust the consistency of sauce according to your preference
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For Momos Sheet
Step 1- Add salt and oil to all purpose flour in a mixing bowl
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Step 2- Make a smooth dough using cold water
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For Stuffing
Step 1- Heat oil in a pan on medium flame
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Step 2- Add chopped green chilies, cabbage, carrot and paneer
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Step 3- Add ginger-garlic paste and fry for 8-10mis
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Step 4- Add soy sauce and salt and turn off the flame after 2mins
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Shaping the momos
Step 1- Make small equal size balls from the dough
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Step 2- Roll each dough ball like poori and place 1 Tbsp filling in centre
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Step 3- Lift one side of the edge and start pleating and join in the centre
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Step 4- Do this for all the rolls
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Step 5- For steaming the momos you can use steamer/ pressure cooker/ or kadhai with a lid. Here I have used kadhai with lid. For pressure cooker, boil 2 glass of water on high flame put the momos in a greased pan and close the lid and remove whistle, cook on medium flame for 15mins.
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For momos in kadhai, boil 2 galss of water on high flame, place the momos in a pan and close the lid. Cook for 15mins on medium flame
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Turn off the flame and serve hot momos with sauce
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You can also boil the momos, Boil 2 glass of water on medium flame. Place the momos in boiling water and take out after 8-10mins. Check before taking out the whether the momos are cooked or not. Do not over cook it.
For deep fried momos, Heat oil in a deep frying pan, cook momos on medium flame until golden
Serve hot with Spicy sauce ūüôā
 
 

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