Chicken momos recipe | chicken dumplings

Chicken momos recipe | chicken dumplings is tasty chicken recipe that can be prepared as evening snacks. Here we make an outer cover with all purpose flour and we stuff the dumplings with chicken. The ingredients used were chicken, chopped onion, coriander leaves, salt, pepper, lemon juice and says sauce.

Other momo   recipes are

Vegetable momos

jaggery Sweet Modak

Fried wheat flour Sweet Modak

Sesame sweet Modak

Salted Modak filling

Ingredients:-

For outer cover:-

  • maida / all purpose flour – 1 cup
  • oil – 1 tsp
  • baking powder – pinch
  • salt – to taste

For filling the momos:-

  • boneless chicken – 300 grams
  • turmeric powder / manjal podi – 1/4 tsp
  • ginger-garlic paste / inji-poondu viludhu – 1/2 tsp
  • onion – 1 cup (finely chopped)
  • fresh coriander leaves – 1 cup (finely chopped)
  • pepper powder / milagu thool – 1/2 tsp
  • lemon juice – 1 tsp
  • soya sauce – 1/2 tsp (optional)
  • salt – to taste

Method:-

1. Mix all purpose flour, baking powder, salt and oil in a bowl, add required water and make a dough. Let it rest for 15 minutes.

Momo dough
Momo dough

2. Cook boneless chicken with turmeric powder, little salt and ginger-garlic paste with half a cup of water in a pressure cooker for one whistle. If the chicken is with bones you can cook, filter water and separate the bones.

Cooked chicken with bones
Cooked chicken with bones
Bones separated chicken
Bones separated chicken

3. Finely chop onion and fresh coriander leaves and keep it ready.

Cooked boneless chicken, chopped onion, coriander leaves, salt, pepper powder and lemon
Cooked boneless chicken, chopped onion, coriander leaves, salt, pepper powder and lemon

4. Put all the ingredients together in a bowl.

Ingredients in bowl
Ingredients in bowl

5. Mix well using your hands to make the filling.

Chicken filling dough
Chicken filling dough

6. Now take a ball size of maida dough and roll into a circle using a pin. You can use oil or dry flour while rolling. Roll as thin as possible. Cut it into a circle of 4-5 inches diameter using any plate.

Rolled outer cover
Rolled outer cover

7. Make four to five folds on one side end as shown in the photo below.

Folds made at one edge
Folds made at one edge

8. Now fill the center portion with chicken filling.

Momo filled with chicken
Momo filled with chicken

9. Close the other end and press well until it sticks completely.

Momos closed
Momos closed

10. In the same way make many momos. Cook it under steam in an Idiyappam pan for 10-15 minutes.

Momos in Idiyappam pan
Momos in Idiyappam pan

11. When momos gets cooked well, open the lid, sprinkle water and remove from pan as you remove idlis.

Cooked momos
Cooked momos

12. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Chicken momos recipe | chicken dumplings
Chicken momos recipe | chicken dumplings

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