Veg Momos Recipe! How To Make Momos at Home | Swaad India Ka

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This lockdown craving for momos? They’re simple to make at home! They’re easy to make and quite tasty. You can also pre-prepare the dough by making it in the morning and then stuffing it later. The dough should be chilled for 3-4 hours before use. For the chutney, You Can use a chili garlic sauce but you can make it with some tomatoes, garlic, onions, paprika, salt, and pepper. If you are a non vegetarian so for you we have some more recipes, you can follow our sushi pie recipe , and make a delicious food in just few minutes. Streetstyle veg momos are very simple to make at home. A wide range of combinations can also be tested. I enjoy corn, cheese, and paneer momos, personally.

How to make momos or dim sum

The recipe has divided this post into 4 main parts.
  • Step 1 – Making the dough
  • Step 2 – Making veggie stuffing
  • Step 3 – Shaping momos
  • Step 4 – Steaming veg momos

Step 1 – Making the dough

  • Mix the maida, salt, and oil with your hands first to make a crumbly mix.
  • Now add a little water at a time until you have a medium dough. It must be neither too harsh nor too soft. Knead for around 7-8 minutes.
  • Cover the dough with a damp towel and set it aside for an hour.

Step 2 – Making veggie stuffing

  • Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, ginger, onions, and sauté until golden brown with a pinch of salt.
  • Add the capsicum, cabbage, carrots, spring onion greens, and sauté on high flame for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the soya sauce, chili sauce, vinegar. Mix and cook. Cool mix at room temp before stuffing.

Step 3 – Shaping momos, method

  • Remove the towel after an hour and knead the dough for 2-3 minutes. Divide the dough into tiny balls of similar size.
  • Roll each ball into a thin circle with thin edges. Place around a tbsp of filling in the center of each circle and then pinch edges to form a Momo as shown.
  • Make a complete of 6-7 using this method. Meanwhile, get ready for steaming the momos.

Step 4 – Steaming veg momos

  • Grease a steamer, Place momos on it after heating it for 5 minutes.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the outer dough becomes transparent and cooked. If a toothpick inserted into one of these comes out clean, the momos are done.
  • Start pleating & serve hot vegetable momos with some chutney / any sauce of your choice.

Veg Momos Recipe

These are popular street food in northern parts of India. These are also known as Dim Sum and are dumplings made from flour with savory stuffing.
PREP TIME – 15 mins
COOK TIME – 15 mins
TOTAL TIME – 30 mins
COURSE- Snack
CUISINE- Chinese
SERVINGS –1 medium-sized Family
CALORIES – 35 kcal

INGREDIENTS

Dough for momos

  • 1 large cup  maida
  • Salt to taste 
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • Water as Needed

For stuffing

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 7-8 cloves garlic (finely chopped) 
  • tbsp ginger (finely chopped)
  • 1 onion (finely chopped) 
  • 1 capsicum (finely chopped) 
  • 2 cup cabbage (finely chopped/shredded) 
  • 1 cup carrot (shredded) 
  • 1 cup spring onion greens (finely chopped) 
  • 2 tbsp dark soya sauce 
  • 1 tbsp green chili sauce (you can use red too)
  • 1 tbsp white vinegar 
  • add Salt to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

For the dough

  • Mix the maida, salt, and oil with your hands first to make a crumbly mix.
  • Now add a little water at a time until you have a medium dough. It must be neither too harsh nor too soft. Knead for around 7-8 minutes.
  • Cover the dough with a damp towel and set it aside for an hour.

For the stuffing

  • Heat oil in a pan, add garlic, ginger, onions, and sauté until golden brown with a pinch of salt.
  • Add the capsicum, cabbage, carrots, spring onion greens, and sauté on high flame for 2-3 mins.
  • Add the soya sauce, chili sauce, vinegar. Mix and cook. Cool mix at room temp before stuffing.

For making the momos

  • Remove the towel after an hour and knead the dough for 2-3 minutes. Divide the dough into tiny balls of similar size.
  • Roll each ball into a thin circle with thin edges. Place around a tbsp of filling in the center of each circle and then pinch edges to form a Momo as shown.
  • Make a complete of 6-7 using this method. Meanwhile, get ready for steaming the momos.
  • Grease a steamer, Place momos on it after heating it for 5 minutes.
  • Cook for 8-10 minutes, or until the outer dough becomes transparent and cooked. If a toothpick inserted into one of these comes out clean, the momos are done.
  • Start pleating & serve hot vegetable momos with some chutney / any sauce of your choice.

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