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Plain Momos Recipe

Plain Momos is a popular Indian Snack
Author :
On :
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Category :
Kid friendly Recipe
Course :
Snack Recipe
Cuisine :
Indian Recipe
Technique :
Steam Recipe
Difficulty :
Servings :
Serves 4
Rated 4 based on 100 votes


  • 4 cups - Wheat flour
  • 750 gm - minced Meat
  • 2 - onions, chopped
  • 1 thumb sized piece - ginger, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp - salt
  • How to Make Plain Momos:

    1. For the stuffing:
    2. Heat some oil, saute the onions until transparent.
    3. Add the ginger and saute for a few mins.
    4. Add the minced meat and salt and cook until done.
    5. For the dough:
    6. Mix the wheat flour with 2 cups of water and knead into a stiff dough.
    7. Roll out on a floured surface till very thin. The rolled dough should be a square about 2 feet.
    8. Cut circles with the rim of tea cup.
    9. Place a circle of dough on your left hand, slightly stretch the edges and place a tsp of filling in the centre.
    10. Then with your right thumb and forefinger, pleat the dough together over the centre of the meat, forming a pin-wheel design.
    11. Your left thumb is used to tuck the minced meat down as you go, and the dumplings turn on your palm as you pleat around it.
    12. Oil a steamer and steam momos for 20 - 25 mins.


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