Veg Momos Recipe – Vegetable Dim Sum

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Veg Momos Recipe – Vegetable Dim Sum

  • Veg Momos - Dim Sum Recipe

Veg Momos – one of the most popular snack recipes originated in Tibet. Momos are made with sauteed vegetables stuffed in a Potli shaped steamed dumplings. A simple & authentic recipe of Vegetable Momos you can easily prepare at home. “Momo” is the Tibetian name, the same dish is known as “Dim Sum” in China.


  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • 1 cup grated Cabbage
  • 1/2 cup grated Carrot
  • 1/4th cup chopped Spring Onions
  • 1 tbsp. grated Ginger
  • 2 Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp. Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Black Pepper Powder
  • 1 tbsp. Oil
  • Salt to taste


  • – Preparing the dough
  • Take All Purpose Flour in a bowl, add Salt and water as required and make the medium soft dough.
  • After preparing the dough, add 1 tsp Oil and knead again for 1 – 2 minutes.
  • Cover with lid and let the dough rest for 15 minutes.
  • – Preparing the stuffing
  • Heat Oil in a pan over medium flame.
  • Add Ginger & Green Chillies in hot oil, sauté for 30 seconds.
  • Add Cabbage & Carrot, mix well and sauté for 1 minute.
  • Switch off the gas and add Spring Onions, mix well and let it cool down to room temperature.
  • After cooling the stuffing, add Black Pepper Powder, Garlic Powder and Salt.
  • Mix well all the ingredients and keep aside.
  • – Preparing Momos
  • Make small size balls from the dough.
  • Roll each dough into a thin circle of about 3 to 4 inch.
  • Add stuffing at the centre, cover from all the sides and seal to make Momo.
  • Lift the edge from one side and start pleating, join the pleats in the centre (check the video below for instructions).
  • You can also make Momos in different shapes.
  • Prepare all the  Momos from remaining dough in the same way.
  • Heat 2 cup water in a steamer, pressure cooker or Kadhai, I have steamed Momos in a Kadhai.
  • Place the momos on a greased plate, keeping space between them.
  • Place a stand in kadhai to keep distance between water level and plate.
  • Cover with lid and steam on high flame for 10 to 12 minutes.
  • Time of cooking Momos varies from the kind of pan/cooker or intensity of the flame.
  • Once steamed, remove from Cooker/kadhai and place momos on a serving plate.
  • Serve Hot Veg Momos with momos chutney or Schezwan Sauce.

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One Comment so far:

  1. Momos are always my favorite. Those are healthy & tasty. I tasted best momos in my life when I was in Delhi. I found a street food vendor in Rohini. That street food vendor used to sell tastiest momos in the world, haha

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