Momos is a type of steamed food filled dumpling. There are typically two types of momos steamed and fried.Momos is usually served with a dipping sauce Normally made with a tomato as the base ingredient.Pan fried momo is also known as kothey momo.This is inherited from the traditional Nepali cuisine.It is plain flour based dumplings steamed with carrot,cabbage stuffing. It has become a popular street food in India and is typically served with a red coloured and watery chutney.
It’s time consuming.
1st making of outer cover
2nd filling to be made
4 the steaming or frying
For outer covering
Mix everything into a dough with water and keep it aside.
Carrots grated 1/2 cup
cabbage finely chopped…1.5 cup
Onion …..1 finely chopped
Garlic chopped into small pieces. 4 to 5 nos.
Ginger small piece grated
Pepper powder……1/2 tsp
Soya sauce……1.5 tsp
In a kadai put little oil now add garlic, onions, after sauting add cabbage,carrot then add salt and pepper powder.Finally add soya sauce mix well.Let it cool.
Make balls out of dough
Roll out each dough ball into a thin circle of about 2 to 3″.
Edges have to be thin
Place 1 to 2 TSP vegetable stuffing in the centre and start pleating from one side.
Or if you are going to make it semi circle make it and press sides with water.
Now place it in a steamer grease the plate with oil and arrange them.
If u don’t have momos steamer idli pan or cooker.
Cook till it becomes transparent not too long.
The other variety is to fry the prepared momos in oil.
Serve hot with momos chutney