Plain Momos

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Indian Recipe
Technique: Steam Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 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

  • For the stuffing:
  • Heat some oil, saute the onions until transparent.
  • Add the ginger and saute for a few mins.
  • Add the minced meat and salt and cook until done.
  • For the dough:
  • Mix the wheat flour with 2 cups of water and knead into a stiff dough.
  • Roll out on a floured surface till very thin. The rolled dough should be a square about 2 feet.
  • Cut circles with the rim of tea cup.
  • Place a circle of dough on your left hand, slightly stretch the edges and place a tsp of filling in the centre.
  • Then with your right thumb and forefinger, pleat the dough together over the centre of the meat, forming a pin-wheel design.
  • 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.
  • Oil a steamer and steam momos for 20 - 25 mins.