Veg Momo

Home made vegetable momo
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Cuisine Kerala
Servings 4 people


  • Cabbage : 2 cups finely chopped
  • Carrot finely chopped : 1 cup
  • 5 springs Spring onions : 4 green part and white part separately chopped finely
  • 6 cloves Garlic finely chopped : 5 or 1.5 tsp finely chopped
  • Ginger : 1/4 tsp finely chopped
  • Black pepper : 1/2 tsp
  • 3 tsp White oil : 2
  • Salt : to taste
  • Maida : 2 cup
  • Soy sauce : 1 tsp
  • Vinegar : 1/2 tsp
  • Water : as needed.


  • First take “maida” , add water (around 1.5 cup water is needed, keep adding water in small amount to prevent it becoming liquid, do not add all at once).
  • Mix it with water and kneed to form a soft dough like chappatthi dough.Leave this covered with wet cotton cloth for 1 hour.
  • On a high flame heat the pan. Add 2 - 3 tea spoon white oil to it.
  • Now first add chopped garlic, then spring onion white, then ginger (all chopped), sauté for half minute then add carrot and keep mixing.
  • Add cabbage,salt, black pepper and green spring onion fry on high flame for 2 minutes.Mix with soy sauce and vinegar .
  • Now remove the pan from flame.
  • The vegetables are only partially cooked.
  • Cut small balls(golf ball size) from the dough and roll it to make “poori” of 3 inch diameter.
  • Keep 1-1.5 tsp filling in the middle of “poori” and fold it in the shape of pouch as shown in the figure.
  • You can steam momos in a steamer for 5 mins.
  • :- If you do not have steamer at home, here I am showing you how you can cook it.
  • Take one cooking pot with lid, fill it half with water now keep this over the flame, put one metal roasting rack over it.
  • Now put one clean cotton cloth over this when steam starts to form.
  • Keep the momos over it and cover with a lid completely and let it cook in the steam for 10 minutes.
  • Cooked momos look shiny and little transparent.
  • Now serve with tomato chilly sauce. You can make it at home also or use a packaged one, as you wish.
  • :- Cup used here is tea cup, capacity approx of 200 ml or less.
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