Momos are steamed dumplings with fillings, that make for delicious appetizers. They originate from Tibet /Nepal, but they are equally popular in New Delhi, India. It’s a common sight to see street vendors selling fresh and hot momos with spicy garlic chutney!
Making momos at home is not difficult, it’s the pleating of the edges which requires some patience, but the effort is worth the taste.
1 cup flour
1 tsp oil
½ tsp salt
¼ cup water
Knead a pliable dough and let rest for half an hour.
Green chillies, chopped fine
Cilantro, chopped fine
1 tbsp oil
dash soy sauce
1/2 tsp vinegar
salt and pepper
Heat a pan. Add the vegetables and sauté . Season according to taste.
Roll dough into thin rounds. Make sure the edges are very thin.
Place about 1 tbsp filling in the centre.
Pleat the edges.
Grease the steamer.
Steam for about 15 minutes.
Serve momos with chutney or dipping sauce.