Saturday 25 April 2020


Momo is one of the famous recipe from Nepal. This is also known as dumplings. It can be eaten as side and main dish. It can be a vegetarian and Non-Vegetarian as you choose. Momo / Dumplings is very famous dish in all over world and especially in Asian countries. Most of the restaurant are adding this menu to their menu card.

  • 1/2 small bowl chopped onions
  • 1/2 small bowl chopped capsicums'
  • 1/2 small bowl cauliflowers
  • 1/2  small bowl chopped cabbage 
  • 1/2 small bowl chopped carrot
  • 1 tablespoon chopped ginger and garlic
  • 1 teaspoon chopped green chili'
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 1/2 tablespoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 2 cups flour (maida or all purpose flour)
  • 1 teaspoon noodle masala or sauce (Optional, if you want it tangy or spicy)


Preparation of Fillings:

Take all the vegetables, which are finely chopped and mix them in a bowl.
Saute these chopped vegetables in oil on a heated pan
Mix all the spices, salt and optional sauce/noodle masala
Once it is fried a little, take it off the flame and keep aside to let it cool
Your filling/stuffing is ready

Preparation of Dough and filling with vegetables:

Make the dough with Maida/all purpose flour, oil and water.
Keep the dough aside for 15 minutes
After that make small balls of dough and flatten it (like small chapati/poori) - 3-4 inches in diameter.
Stuff the fillings in these and press the edges while folding from one end to the other in shape of dumplings

Steam the dumplings:

Heat up water in steamers (or you can also use idli stand in a cooker, if you dont' have steamers)
Grease the surface with light oil to prevent dumplings from sticking to the stand
Put the dumplings on the stand
When the water boiled, cover the lid of the steamer
Keep steaming it on low/medium flame for 15 minutes

Your dumplings are ready. You can serve them steamed or gently fried with some sweet and chili sauce as well.

Method for preparation of dips:

Take 1 tomato, 3-4 red chilies, 1/2 capsicum 1/2 onion, 3-4 garlic cloves
Boil them in a pan for 10 minutes.
Let it cool
In a mixer-blender make a paste of this
Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil/ Vegetable oil in a small pan and add this paste and salt as per your taste.

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