Momos or Dumplings recipe

Gems Gems, June 14, 2016

Momos are a type of Dumpling believed to be originated in Nepal. Similar dishes are made in different parts of the world with different names.  In China they call it as  baozi and jiaozi, in Mongolia they call it as  buuz, in Japan it is gyoza and in Korea it is  mandu. It is a traditional delicacy among Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan.

Generally these dumplings can be made in different shapes and fillings could be(chicken, pork, beef, mushrooms or tofu). Now we are going to prepare dumplings with chicken filling. We can serve this  dumplings with spicy chutney or pickles.

Instead of meat you can use the filling of your choice even for a vegetarian recipe

Serving size of Momos or Dumplings recipe  : 5 servings



Ingredients to prepare Momos or Dumplings

For the wrapper

  1. All-purpose Flour/ Maida – 2 cups
  2. Salt – to taste
  3. Water –  as needed to make dough

For Filling

  1. Chicken meat-1/2 kg
  2. Onion-1(finely chopped)
  3. Garlic-8 cloves (finely chopped)
  4. Soy sauce-2tbps
  5. Chili sauce-1tbps
  6. Pepper powder-1tsp
  7. Salt-to taste
  8. Oil-2tblps

Directions to prepare Momos or Dumplings

For Filling

  1. Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions and garlic till it is translucent
  2. Now add chicken and fry till the meat becomes nice and brown
  3. Add all sauces, pepper powder and salt and mix well. Now the filling stuff is ready.

For the wrapper

  1. Mix the flour, salt and knead it with adding small amounts of water to form stiff dough
  2. Divide the dough into lemon size balls
  3. Now roll the balls into thin chapatti
  4. By using cookie cutter or bottle cap or a round vessel you  can cut into small circles of the rolled out dough
  5. Keep these wrappers ready to make dumplings

Final Preparation of Momos or Dumplings

  1. Now take the rolled and cut out wrapper, apply a little bit of water on the edges
  2. Put a tblsp of meat filling in the center
  3. Fold the wrapper in whatever shape u want. Here I am folding in to round shape.
  4. Place the dumplings on any steaming dish (like vegetable steamer, idly plates)
  5. Steam on medium flame for 15 mins
  6. Serve hot with some spicy chutney, sauce or pickle.

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