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Chicken Dumplings / Steamed Momos

Preeths Roshan
15 minutes
Prep Time
20 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Chicken Dumplings / Steamed Momos RECIPE

Place of origin is Nepal. But enjoyed in all parts of world especially as a street delicacy.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Medium
  • Steaming
  • Sauteeing
  • Appetizers
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. Cover
  2. All purpose flour 2 cups
  3. oil 1tbsp
  4. Salt 1/2tsp
  5. Water 1cup
  6. Filling
  7. Shredded chicken 300gm
  8. Onion sliced 2cup
  9. Spring onions 2 small
  10. Ginger minced 1tbsp
  11. Garlic minced 1tbsp
  12. Turmeric 1/2tsp
  13. Chilli powder 1tsp
  14. Garam masala 1tsp
  15. salt as needed
  16. Tomato sauce 1tsp
  17. Sauce
  18. Dry red chillies soaked in vinegar 6no.s
  19. Tomato 2no.s
  20. Coriander leaves 1tbsp
  21. salt as needed


  1. Make a dough for covering by kneading the flour oil salt and water. Cover it with damp cloth to avoid it from getting dry.
  2. Prepare the filling by sauteening the onion ,ginger,garlic and spring onions. Add the shredded chicken pieces and saute it.
  3. Add chilli powder,garam masala, turmeric and salt and tomato sauce
  4. Allow the mix to cool.
  5. Prepare small poori s from the dough and stuff a tbsp of filling in each one.
  6. Pull out the sides of the poori together to the shape of momos as shown in picture.
  7. Take a steamer and apply little oil on the plate or surface where the momos will be kept for steaming (to prevent sticking).
  8. Steam the momos well till the covering seems to be transparent and not sticky.
  9. Enjoy the steaming hot momos with red hot sauce.(Blend Dry red chillies soaked in vinegar and oven or tawa roasted tomatoes with a pinch of salt). Coriander leaves can be added.

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Mridula Sharma
Mridula Sharma   Nov-05-2016

Estrelina Dias
Estrelina Dias   Aug-23-2016

how to make garam masala

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