Vegetarian MOMO

November 6, 2017

Sorry for the longest MIA, hopefully I will be around more this time. Thanks to my friend Dixya for encouraging me to do this. She is doing a “MOMO WEEK” on her blog where food enthusiast and blogger will be sharing their best momo recipes, go check her blog out for some wonderful recipes is the Vegetarian MOMO recipe for all of you to try. I was never into vegetarian MOMO until this recipe happened. Its quite refreshing to try this veggie recipe once in a while :D. I do have the non–vegetarian recipe as well if you guys would like to try it. Here is the link to my non vegetarian momo Enjoy and hope to come back soon.


Paneer, Onion, cabbage , ginger/garlic paste , red radish ,green onion

MOMO filling


Kneaded Dough

Different shapes of MOMO


Vegetarian MOMO
Cuisine: Nepali
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Serves: 40-45
  • MOMO Mixture
  • 1 cup shredded cabbage
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup finely chopped red radish
  • 1 cup chopped green onion
  • 1 cup Paneer
  • ½ teaspoon garlic paste
  • 1 teaspoon ginger paste
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon ghee or butter
  • 2 teaspoon cumin/coriander powder or momo masala
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • Salt to taste
  1. Satay the garlic/ginger paste , once its light golden brown add all the veggies except paneer.
  2. Add all the spices, butter, soy sauce and mix it well.
  3. Cook it for not more then 3 minutes.
  4. Turn off the gas and add the panner to the veggies and give it a good mix.
  5. I make the dough from the scratch, its more work but trust me it makes the difference.
  6. Today I used both homemade wrapper and store bought wrapper.
  7. I use 2 cup of all purpose flour, pinch of salt and ¾ cup of warm water.
  8. Knead the dough until its smooth, let it rest for 30 min before using it.
  9. Once the dough and mixture is ready, use the roll pin to make the wrapper.
  10. Add 2 teaspoon of mix in the wrapper.
  11. Pinch the dough together in a full circle until the filling is enclosed inside the wrapper.
  12. Steam the momo for not more then 8 to 10 min in the steamer and serve with tomato sauce.

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