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vidhi agarwal
15 minutes
Prep Time
30 minutes
Cook Time
4 People
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Steamed Dumplings are stuffed with a lightly spiced vegetable filling. It is a popular Tibetan recipe.

Recipe Tags

  • Veg
  • Medium
  • Kitty Parties
  • Others
  • Kids Birthday
  • Assam and North East
  • Steaming
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 4

  1. 1/2 Cup Shredded Cabbage
  2. 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Carrot
  3. 1/2 Cup Finely Chopped Onion
  4. 500gms Maida
  5. 1tsp Oil
  6. Salt to taste


  1. Take maida, salt and oil in a bowl and mix it. Add hot water in parts and knead to a firm dough. cover the dough and keep aside for 30 minutes
  2. Finely chop all the vegetables. you can also use a food processor to chop the vegetables.
  3. In a thick bottomed pan heat oil.
  4. Add all the vegetables and salt. Stir-fry for 2 minutes from the medium to high flame.
  5. Divide the dough into two parts. Make a 6­7 inch log from each part and cut the log into equal slices. Make a ball of each slice and keep them covered with a moist napkin.
  6. Take each dough ball and on a lightly dusted board, roll each dough ball into a thin circle of about 2­3 inch diameter. Try to get the edges to be thin and the center to be thick.
  7. Place 1 or 2 tsp of vegetable stuffing in the center. Lift one side of the edge and start pleating. Start folding and forming the pleats one by one towards the end, join the pleats in the center.
  8. Prepare all dumpling this way and keep them covered with a moist napkin. Till you are ready to steam them.
  9. heat water in a steamer or in an electric cooker or in a pressure cooker. Let the water come to a boil.
  10. In a greased steamer pan or in idli moulds, place the momos keeping space between them so that they don't touch each other. steam Dumplings for 30 minutes.
  11. serve the vegetable dumplings with a spicy sauce like schezwan sauce or tomato­chili sauce or chilli sauce. you can also serve it with red chilli garlic chutney. Dumplings go very well with a spicy sauce.

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