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Momos Recipe (veg momos)

Momos Recipe (veg momos)

Ingredients for veg momos

Refined flour          1 cup ( 125 grams )

Oil                            2 tbsp

Cabbage                   1 ( 300-350 grams )

Carrot                      1 ( 50-60 grams )

Green coriander      2 tbsp ( finely chopped )

Green chilly             1 ( finely chopped )

Ginger baton           1/2 inch grated

Salt                         1/4 tbsp 

How to make Veg momos

Let us start with kneading the dough for momos. We have 1 cup refined flour to it add 1/4 tbsp salt. Now add water in small portions and kneading soft dough. Grease your hands with some oil and knead the dough again until smooth. Dough is ready and we used less than half cup of water for kneading this much quantity of flour.

2 tbsp water is still left from 1/2 cup of water. Cover and knead the dough aside 15  to 20 minutes to set and then start making the momos.

Meanwhile let us prepare the stuffing for momos for this grated the cabbage first. We have 300 to 350 gram of cabbage and a small carrot. The carrot is rinsed and peeled. So, let us grated the carrot first. Tn case carrot is not available you use cabbage only. You can also add any other vegetables as well like peas, capsicum etc. Now let us grated the cabbage as well. We have thoroughly rinsed the cabbage and removes the leaves on the tap. Now let us mix tempering to the grated cabbage.

For this heat a pan and add 2 to 3 tbsp oil to it. We have the oil is hot, add grated ginger to it, followed by 1 finally chopped green chilly, and saute for a while. Mix the tempering to the grated cabbage now. We have slightly roasted the ginger and green chilly. 

Now add more than 1/2 tbsp salt, 2 tbsp finally chopped green coriander and mix everything really well stuffing is now done and ready 20 minutes are done and dough is ready as well. 

Grease your hands with some oil and knead the dough again. Now divide the dough into small portions roll out the dough lump a long log and further divide into small lumps. Let us now start making the momos cover all the lumps to prevent then from drying. 

Take one dough lump at a time and roll giving it a round shape and then dust with dry flour . Roll out the dough ball into 3 inch diameter thin poors. If it sticks to the rolling plate, dust it again with the dry flour. Make sure that while rolling the poori is not too thin at the centre.

Run you rolling pin on the edges or sides of the poori. Let us roll out flour pooris first then stuff then up. Lift one poori on your hand and top it with 1 to 1.5 tbsp stuffing. Now fold the poori. You can fold the momos with numerous styles.

First fold it this and stick together. Make another fold and stick to the first fold. Give another fold and stick to previous fold. Stick all the folds together. In the end , turn the folds and stick together with this you will get round shaped momos. Keep it on the plate. for another type of fold which is easy and looks good as well. Place the stuffing over the poori and give it a fold. Sticking it together. Give another fold at some distance and stick to the first fold at little distance.

Make third fold again to some distance and stick it together. Make the fourth fold it some distance and then give another fold and one more fold. We will have to make 4 to 5 folds to get this shape of the momos. Momos is ready, place it on the plate likewise prepare all the momos. Cover these momos with cloth to prevent then from dying.

We are done with stuffing all the momos, let us now cook then. We usually use momos maker for steaming then. Incase you don't have the momos maker then take any vessel on which you easily place a sieve to the vessel add 2 cups of water and place the momos on this sieve. Grease the sieve with some oil. 

Place the momos at some distance on the sieve. When the water starts simmering, place the sieve over the vessel and cover it well. Now let the momos steam for 10 minutes. Keep the flame medium-high.

10 minutes are done and the momos are ready as well. There is change in the color of momos and appear shiny on the stuffing. Turn off the flame and take off the sieve from the vessel. Now transfer the momos to the plate with thius much dough 20 to 25 momos can be prepared steaming hot and super momos are ready and making them is really easy. Momos are always served steaming hot. You can serve these lip smacking momos with red chilly chutney, less spicy tomato chutney and white sauce.

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