Chicken Momos Recipe – Steamed Momos – ചിക്കൻ മോമോസ്2017-03-16
- Yield : 10
- Servings : 2
- Prep Time : 20m
- Cook Time : 15m
- Ready In : 35m
Chicken Momos Recipe – Steamed Momos – ചിക്കൻ മോമോസ്
Chicken Momo is a delicious appetizer, it can be steamed or fried. This is a non-vegetarian Tibetan dish famous as a street food snack. This dish is a type of dumpling and mainly relished as a main course by Tibetans. Minced chicken marinated in aromatic spices and stuffed in flour wrap and steamed is an amazing dish to munch on.
Traditionally cooked momos are dumplings filled with a choice of spiced minced meat or vegetables and then steamed or fried as per choice. This makes a very delicious appetizer or a perfect starter for kids.
It is also a healthy and nutritious snack. Momos are slightly similar to the dim-sums, wontons or the Chinese dumplings. The deep fried momos are known as Kothey and they are usually served with a dipping sauce normally consisting of tomatoes as the base ingredient. Each region has their own variation of preparing the momos. Some add tomatoes in the filling while some use beef mince.
Chicken is also rich in phosphorus, an essential mineral that supports your teeth and bones, as well as kidney, liver, and central nervous system function. The protein in chicken lends itself to muscle growth and development, and help support a healthy body weight and aid weight loss. It is also rich in phosphorus which helps to maintain strong teeth and bones.
Try out this yummy snack at your home.
- For Dough: - Maida - 1 1/2 cup ( 200 gm )
- Water - 1/2 cup ( 100 ml )
- Vegetable oil - 3 tbsp
- Salt to taste
- For Filling : - Onion - 2 nos ( chopped )
- Chicken - 400 gm
- Garlic - 3 cloves ( chopped )
- Coriander leaves - 2 tbsp ( chopped )
- Green chilly - 3 nos ( chopped )
- Soya sauce - 1 tsp
- Pepper powder - 1/4 tsp
- Salt to taste
Take a bowl and add all purpose flour ( maida ), salt, 2 tbsp of oil, water and knead well to make a soft dough. Cover it with a cloth and keep it aside for 30 minutes.
For chicken keema or minced chicken, add the chicken pieces into mixer grinder and grind it for 3 minutes. Chicken keema is ready.
In another bowl add chicken mince, onions, garlic, green chilly, coriander leaves, soya sauce, salt, oil and mix well.
By using the dough, make small sized balls. Roll this balls in the shape of chapati. Then take any glass of round corners and press it on the pressed dough to make many small circles.
Place the stuffing at the center and wet the edges with water. Fold the edges towards the center.
Heat an appa chembu or a steamer and also brush it slightly with oil. Place momos in a steamer and steam for about 10 minutes on medium flame. After 10 minutes, switch off the flame. Open the steamer after 5 minutes.
Yummy Chicken Momos are ready.
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