How to make Chicken Momos -

Simple and flavourful minced chicken mixture enclosed in a refined flour dough and steamed..This Chicken Momos Recipe is the best that you can make at home. Super soft outer covering with moist and juicy filling makes these irresistible and the good part is that they are super easy to make.

Sanjeev Kapoor

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Main Ingredients : Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा), Refined flour

Cuisine : Tibetian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Momos

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A plate of hot chicken momos and the rains outside your window – this is a combination to die for! A simple recipe, once you get the hang of shaping the dumplings, momos taste delicious when paired with a spicy sauce. In this chicken momo recipe we have used ginger, garlic, spring onions and chicken mince, but you can experiment with the fillings depending on how creative you are feeling while preparing it. You could also go a step ahead and pan-fry the steamed momos if you like!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Chicken Momos Recipe

  • Chicken mince 1 cup

  • Refined flour 2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Spring onions with greens chopped 2

  • Ginger chopped 1 inch piece

  • Green chillies chopped 2

  • Garlic chopped 5-6 cloves

  • Soy sauce 2 teaspoons


Step 1

Combine flour and salt in a bowl, mix well. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough. Combine minced chicken, spring onions, ginger, green chillies, garlic, soya sauce and salt together and set aside.

Step 2

Divide dough into sixteen small portions. Shape them into balls and roll out thinly. Put a teaspoon of the filling in the middle. Bring all edges together to the centre, making small tight pleats.

Step 3

Pinch and twist the pleats to ensure that the momo is closed tightly. Steam in a steamer for about twenty minutes.

Step 4

Serve hot with tomato-garlic sauce.

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