How to make Chicken Momos -

A popular snack of North east India, they are enjoyed all over India

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Stuffing (स्टफिंग ), Chicken mince (चिकन कीमा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Chicken Momos

Chicken Momos Recipe Card


Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Spicy

Ingredients for Chicken Momos Recipe

  • Stuffing

  • Chicken mince 200 grams

  • Onion chopped 2 tablespoons

  • Green capsicum finely choped 2 teaspoons

  • Ginger-garlic paste 1 teaspoon

  • Green chillies chopped 1 teaspoon

  • Garam masala powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Soy sauce 1 teaspoon

  • Lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon

  • Dough

  • Refined flour 1 cup

  • Oil 2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Momo sauce

  • Large tomatoes blanched and peeled 2

  • Dried red chillies boiled 3

  • Garlic 3-4 cloves

  • Salt to taste

  • Sugar to taste


Step 1

To make the stuffing, take chicken mince in a mixing bowl, add onion, capsicum, ginger-garlic paste, green chilli, garam masala powder, salt, soy sauce and lemon juice and mix well.

Step 2

To make the dough, take refined flour in another mixing bowl, add oil, salt and sufficient water and knead into soft dough. Cover with a damp cloth and rest the dough for 15 minutes.

Step 3

Heat sufficient water in a steamer with a cover. Apply oil on base.

Step 4

Divide dough into equal portions and shape them into balls. Dust some flour on the worktop and roll each ball into medium slightly thick discs.

Step 5

Place 1 tbsp stuffing in centre of each disc fold into half-moon shape and press the edges to seal. Bring the two ends together and press gently to a pouch like shape.

Step 6

Place the momos in the steamer, cover and steam for 10-15 minutes on low heat.

Step 7

Meanwhile, to make the momo sauce, put the tomatoes in a blender jar, add red chillies, chop and add garlic cloves, salt, sugar and add little water and blend to a fine paste. Transfer into a bowl.

Step 8

Transfer momos into a serving bamboo bowl lined with a banana leaf and serve hot with the tomato sauce.

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