Momos Recipe (Veg Momos Recipe), How to make momos step by step
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Momos Recipe (Veg Momos Recipe), How to make momos step by step

US measuring cups are used (1 cup = 240 ml)
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Tibetan
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 20 no.
Calories 168kcal
Author Kanan


For veg momos stuffing:

  • 1 tablespoon Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Garlic finely chopped
  • 1 teaspoon Ginger finely chopped
  • ½ cup Onion finely chopped
  • ½ cup Cabbage finely chopped
  • ½ cup Capsicum (Green bell pepper) finely chopped
  • ½ cup Carrot finely chopped
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ teaspoon Black pepper powder
  • ¼ cup Spring onion (green onion or scallion) , green part only finely chopped
  • 1 ½ teaspoons Soy sauce

For outer cover:

  • 1 cup All purpose flour (Maida)
  • Salt to taste
  • ¼ cup + 1 tablespoon Water


Making stuffing:

  • Heat the oil on medium-high heat and fry ginger, garlic for few seconds.
  • Then stir fry chopped vegetables with stirring continuously for 3-4 minutes.
  • Now add salt and pepper, stir fry again for 2 minutes.
  • Then mix in spring onion greens and soy sauce and turn off the stove.
  • Let the stuffing cool down.

Shaping and steam cooking Veg momos:

  • To make outer covering dough, mix all purpose flour and salt in a bowl, knead into a smooth yet stiff dough by adding little water at a time.
  • Cover the dough and let it rest for 10-15 minutes.
  • Then divide the dough into 20 equal portions and make smooth balls.
  • Work with one ball at a time and roll into 4 inch diameter circle.
  • Put a tablespoon of stuffing in the center and shape the momos as shown in step by step photos above.
  • One shaped all of them. Prepare the steamer by adding a glassful of water in a steamer pan and bring it to a simmer on medium heat.
  • Grease the steamer tray with oil and arrange shaped momos on it.
  • Steam cook them for 6-8 minutes or till the outer layer looks shiny, transparent and by touch it doesn’t feel sticky.
  • Remove from the steamer and serve hot or warm.


Serving: 5momos | Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 29.4g | Protein: 4.1g | Fat: 3.8g | Saturated Fat: 0.5g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 274mg | Potassium: 181mg | Fiber: 2.3g | Sugar: 2.3g | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1.8mg
*Nutrition information is a rough estimate for 1 serving
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