Omalaya teaches you how to make Momos

A momo is a dumpling that traces its origins to Nepal and Tibet. Today it is a popular dish not just in Tibet and Nepal but also in India. While it is a staple diet in Nepal, it is seen more as a quick snack in India.

Although, in recent times, many variants have spawned to cater to the local cuisine, the recipe for making a momo remains pretty much the same. Watch this short video to learn how to make momos.

The detailed recipe for making momos is given below:

A momo consists of two parts – the outer covering and the inner filling.

To make the outer covering:

  • To make the outer covering, mix wheat flour, salt and a spoon of oil in a bowl.
  • Add water in little quantities and slowly but firmly knead the dough.
  • Set aside the dough in a closed container for nearly half an hour.
  • Take a small portion of the dough and roll it till it becomes a small circle of 5-7 centimetres in diameter.

To make the inner filling:

  • When it comes to preparing the inner filling, the choices are virtually unlimited.
  • One can choose from  plain vegetables to chicken or mutton or a combination of meat and vegetables.
  • Chop the required filling to very small pieces and fry for a few minutes in an oil-pan. Add garlic, pepper and onion to enhance the taste of the filling.
  • Once it is appropriately fried, take a small quantity of the filling and cover it with the dough.

Steam boil the raw momo for 20 minutes and Voila! You have fresh momos ready 🙂

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