Minti Jain Momos

Minti Jain Momos

This recipe has been viewed 25094 times

This is undoubtedly an innovative low calorie snack. Flour wrappers are filled with a healthy filling.

Minti Jain Momos recipe - How to make Minti Jain Momos

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 8 momos
Show me for momos


For The Momos Wrapper
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/4 tsp baking powder
salt to taste
1 tbsp ghee

For Stuffing
1 tbsp ghee
1 tsp chilli paste
1/4 cup chopped capsicum
1/4 cup chopped cabbage
2 tbsp chopped french beans
1 tsp freshly ground black pepper powder
1 tsp chaat masala
1/4 cup finely chopped mint leaves (phudina)
1 tsp lemon juice
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
1/4 cup grated paneer (cottage cheese)
1/4 cup grated processed cheese

Other Ingredients
1 tbsp plain flour (maida) mixed with 1 tbsp water

For the momos wrapper

    For the momos wrapper
  1. Sieve the flour, baking powder and salt together in a bowl.
  2. Add ghee and warm water gradually and knead the dough to a soft dough.
  3. Keep aside for 30 minutes, covered with a damp muslin cloth.
  4. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  5. Roll out each portion into a 75 mm. (3") diameter circle to make a momo wrapper.
  6. Keep aside, covered with a damp muslin cloth.

For the stuffing

    For the stuffing
  1. Heat the ghee in a pan.
  2. Add chilly paste, all the vegetables and sauté for few minutes on a medium flame.
  3. Add the black pepper powder, chat masala, mint, salt, sugar, lime juice, paneer and cheese and mix it well and remove from the flame. Keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Place a momos wrapper on a flat dry surface and put 2 tsp of the stuffing in the centre.
  2. Apply the flour paste along the edges and fold over to make a semi-circle.
  3. Pinch at the outer rim.
  4. Repeat with the remaining momo wrappers and stuffing to make 7 more momos.
  5. Arrange the momos in a steamer plate and steam for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.