momos recipe

Here is a recipe for vegetarian momos using markdown formatting:


For the dough:

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1⁄4 tsp salt
  • 1⁄2 tsp oil
  • Water for kneading

For the filling:

  • 3 tsp oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, finely chopped
  • 2 green chilies, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp spring onions, chopped
  • 1 cup carrot, grated
  • 2 cups cabbage, shredded
  • 1⁄2 tsp pepper powder
  • 1⁄2 tsp salt


  1. Make the dough
    • Take the flour, salt and oil in a bowl and mix well.
    • Add water slowly and knead into a soft dough.
    • Grease the dough with little oil and keep aside.
  2. Prepare the filling
    • Heat oil in a pan.
    • Add the garlic, ginger and green chilies. Sauté for a minute.
    • Add the spring onions and sauté for another minute.
    • Add the grated carrot and shredded cabbage. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.
    • Add the pepper powder and salt. Mix well.
    • Turn off the flame and let the filling cool completely.
  3. Shape the momos
    • Take a small portion of the dough and roll it into a flat round sheet.
    • Place 1 tbsp of prepared filling in the center.
    • Bring the edges together and seal tightly into a crescent shape.
    • Similarly prepare rest of the momos with the remaining dough and filling.
  4. Steam the momos
    • Grease a steamer tray or momos plate with oil.
    • Arrange the shaped momos on the tray leaving some space between each.
    • Steam for 8-10 minutes.
    • Serve hot with chutney or sauce.
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