Thursday, November 20, 2014

Veg Momos

                                       

Vegetable Momos are steamed dumplings made with all purpose flour or maida. It can be filled with either veggies or meat. These popular street dumplings are so versatile. Momos are very healthy and delicious when served with hot chilli sauce. Pardon me for the shape and size, as it's my first attempt ;-)  

These dumplings were so good that we skipped dinner. I made these dumplings a month back and for some reason I have not been able to post this recipe but better late than never. This will be perfect for your kids, as it's not every day that you see kids relishing with lots of vegetables. These dumpling can be tried with wheat flour or deep fried as well. 

Ingredients 

For the dough 
  • All purpose flour - 1/2 cup ( you get 10-15 dumplings)
  • Water - as needed
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 2tbsp 
For the stuffing 
  • Finely chopped cabbage - 1cup
  • Finely chopped carrot - 1/2 cup 
  • Finely chopped garlic - 1tbsp
  • Spring Onion - 4-5 (finely chopped)
  • Sugar - 1/4 tsp 
  • Pepper powder - 1tsp
  • Soya sauce - 1tsp
  • Salt - as needed
  • Oil - 1tbsp

Method 

  • Mix flour with salt, oil & water into a smooth pliable dough (just like poori dough). Cover the dough and keep aside. 
  • Heat a pan with a tbsp of oil. Add garlic, chopped white part of spring onion and stir fry in high flame. 
  • Then add chopped veggies, sugar and fry in high flame for a minute. 
  • Once the veggies are cooked then add salt, pepper powder, soya sauce and mix well. Finally add finely chopped green part of the spring onion and mix well. Switch off and keep aside.
                      

  • Roll the dough into a big disc and use a lid to cut them into a smaller disc. After that I rolled the smaller discs into a thin circles then added stuffing in the middle. 
                             

  • Fold it into momos shape. Now steam it in a steamer spaced properly for 5 minutes. 
  • Veg momos is now ready to be served with hot chilli sauce or tomato ketchup. 

Tips 

  • Adding oil will soften the dough.
  • You can also add veggies like beans, sweet corn.    
                         

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2 comments:

  1. Looks delicious thanks for sharing with Hearth and soul blog hop pinning.

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