Chicken momos recipe | How to make chicken momos

Chicken Momos is a popular north Indian street food where flour-based dumplings are steamed with cabbage, carrot and spring onion stuffing. This chicken momos recipe is also known as dim sim. To cook this delicious chicken momos follow the below step by step instructions on how to make chicken momos?chicken momos recipe , how to make chicken momos

Though there is various recipe of momos you can easily make at home. For example steamed chicken momos, fried chicken momos and tandoori chicken momos.

Each momos recipe has a different taste and texture. Among them, these are very simple momos recipe which you can easily cook at home.

To cook momos at home follow below tips and tricks and step by step instructions.

 

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What is chicken momos

Chicken momos is a popular Indian street food where flour-based dumplings stuffed with cooked chicken flavour with some sauces and spices.

 

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What to serve with momos

Serve chicken momos hot with spicy momos chutney and hot chicken soup.

 

Tips to make chicken momos recipe

 

  • Dough : To cook the best chicken momos recipe make sure the dough must be firm and stiff, add only the required amount of water to knead and the Momos sheet should be thick at the centre but thin at the edges.

 

  • Spices & Sauce : I want simple flavour in my momos stuffing so I only add soy sauce, vinegar, a pinch of salt, pepper and chili powder. If you want you can experiment with different flavours of Indian spices.

 

  • Chickens : You can use boneless chicken, especially chicken breast. First keema it then cooks in medium flame.

 

  • Cooking Method : Traditionally while cooking momos recipe, they are steamed in a steamer, when you touch the dough it should not feel sticky, and momos will also look transparent.

 

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How to make chicken momos

Here, the complete recipe for chicken momos preparation is classified into three simple categories first one is making dough for momos,

second one is preparing stuffing for chicken momos third one is filling and shaping chicken momos

so, let’s make it now.

 

Making dough for momos recipe

 

1. At first for making dough for the momos recipe in a large bowl mix 250 grams of all-purpose flour or maida,1 teaspoon salt and 1 teaspoon oil.

mix maida, salt, oil in a bowl
 

2. Then sprinkle 5 to 6 tablespoons of water in parts and knead to make a firm dough. Make sure momos dough should not soft because it will become difficult to shape the dumplings.

sprinkle water and knead stiff dough

 

3. Finally cover the dough with a moist towel and rest the dough for 30 minutes.

cover with wet cloth and rest dough for 30 min

 

 

Prepare stuffing for chicken momos

 

1. Now for cooking stuffing for chicken momos heat 2 tablespoon of oil in a pan and spread it evenly on the pan.

heat oil in a pan
 

2. Then add 1 large chopped onion and saute in medium flame for some time till translucent.

saute onions till translucent
 

3. After that add 1 tablespoon ginger garlic paste and 3 chopped green chilli, and mix with them till onions become completely golden brown.

add ginger garlic and green chili

 

4. Next add 400 grams of chicken keema and cook on medium to high heat for 8 to 10 min.

add chicken keema

 

5. Furthermore add 1 tablespoon salt 1 tablespoon red chili powder, and 1/2 tablespoon garam masala powder and cook a further 2 min.

sprinkle salt, red chili powder, garam masala

 

6. Now add 3 tablespoons freshly chopped coriander leaves, 1 tablespoon soy sauce and 1 tablespoon vinegar, and mix them together.

sprinkle coriander leaves, sot sauce and vinegar

7. If chickens stick together make sure you break the chickens into small pieces with a spatula. Finally, our spicy stuffing is ready for the chicken momos recipe.

cook chicken stuffing throughly

 

 

Filling and shaping chicken momos

 

1. Now for filling and shaping chicken momos first place the dough on a plate. Then divide the dough into 8 to 10 equal circular balls, you can roll with the palm.

make small balls from dough

 

2. First apply dusted flour on the board

sprinkle maida dust on board
 

3. .Then using a rolling pin make a thin circle of 3-inch diameter from that dough ball. Make sure the centre is thick but the edges are thin.

make circle using a rolling pin

 

4. Now pour 1 tablespoon of chicken stuffing in centre.

pour chicken stuffing
 

5. Apply water at the edges of the circle with your fingertip or with a small pastry brush.

apply water around edges

 

6. Next lift one side of the edge and join to another side just like gujia.

lift from one side and join to other side

 

7. Furthermore join both ends together just like an envelope.

join both end together just like envelop

 

8. Place the chicken momos on a plate for cooking.

place chicken momo on plate

 

 

Cooking chicken momos recipe

 

1. Now for cooking chicken momos recipe first grease a steamer pan with some oil or you can place a large cabbage leaf on it.

apply oil or place cabbage leaves inside momo pan

 

2. Next arrange the chicken momos in the pan, cover and steam for 7 to 10 minutes till the outer dough becomes transparent.

cook chicken momo in steamer pan till transperent

 

Note : Don’t overcook momos as the outer dough, becomes dense and chewy. The steaming time may vary upon the thickness of the momos’ cover.

 

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Yield: 4

Chicken momos recipe ( How to make chicken momos )

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Chicken momos recipe is one of the popular momos recipe in indo chinese cuisine.To cook this chicken momos at home follow step by step instructions.

Prep Time 40 minutes
Cook Time 55 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

For momo dough

  • 250 grams all-purpose flour or maida
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Instructions

Making dough for momo

  1. In a large bowl pour maida mix maida , salt and oil.
  2. Then sprinkle water in parts and knead to make firm dough.
  3. Finally apply oil and cover the dough with a moist towel and rest for 30 minutes.

Making stuffing for chicken momos

  1. Now for cooking stuffing for chicken momos heat oil in a pan and spread it evenly on pan.
  2. Then saute chopped onions , ginger garlic paste , chopped green chili in medium flame for sometimes till translucent.
  3. Next add chicken keema and cook in medium to high heat for 8 to 10 min.
  4. Furthermore add salt , red chili powder , garam masala powder.
  5. Finally add freshly chopped coriander leaves, soy sauce. vinegar, mix them together.

How to make chicken momos

  1. Now for making chicken momos place the dough on a plate, divide into equal circular ball, you can roll with the palm
  2. First apply dusted flour on board then using a rolling pin make a thin circle of 3 inch diameter from that dough ball.
  3. Now pour 1 tablespoon chicken stuffing in center apply water at the edges of circle with your finger tip or with a small pastry brush.
  4. Next lift one side of the edge and join to other side just like gujia then join the both end together just like an envelope.
  5. Now for cooking chicken momos first grease a steamer pan with some oil or you can place large cabbage leaf on it.
  6. Next arrange the chicken momos in the pan, cover and steam for 7 to 10 minutes till the outer dough becomes transparent.
  7. Finally our homemade chicken momos done. serve it hot with spicy momo chutney.

Notes

Chicken momo recipe note

  1. After making tikki you must keep your tikki in freezer for sometime to mak eit firm before frying.

Nutrition Information

Yield

3

Serving Size

3

Amount Per Serving Calories 929Total Fat 42gSaturated Fat 9gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 30gCholesterol 155mgSodium 3478mgCarbohydrates 82gFiber 7gSugar 7gProtein 54g

Disclaimer: The information shown is an estimate provided by an online nutrition calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.

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