Vegetable momos recipe | Kaaikari Kolukattai

Vegetable momos recipe | Kaaikari Kolukattai is prepared with cabbage and carrots flavoured with salt, pepper, vinegar and soya sauce. Out cover is prepared with maida, salt and baking powder. These momos   were cooked under steam in a Idiyappam pan and served with tomato ketchup. This is a healthy yummy snacks which can be prepared for school kids. We have already prepared many Kolukattai items like Aval inippu kolukattaiPaal kolukattaiInippu kolukattaiFried wheat flour Sweet Modak Sesame sweet Modak ,   Salted Mani KolukattaiUppu Kolukattai.

Ingredients:-

For outer cover:- (200 ml cup used)

  • maida / all purpose flour – 2 cup
  • salt – 1/2 tsp
  • baking powder – 1/2 tsp

For filling:-

  • cabbage – 1 cup (grated)
  • carrot – 1 cup (grated)
  • onion – 1/2 cup (finely chopped)
  • garlic / poondu – 1 tblsp (finely chopped)
  • ginger / inji – 1/2 tsp (finely chopped)
  • salt – 1/2 tsp
  • pepper / milagu thool – 1/4 tsp
  • soya sauce – 1/2 tsp
  • Vinegar – 1/4 tsp

Method:-

1. Mix maida, salt and baking powder.

Maida, salt and baking powder in a bowl
Maida, salt and baking powder in a bowl

2. Add water and knead well to form a stiff dough.

Momo dough
Momo dough

3. Heat one tsp of oil in a fry pan and add chopped onion. Sauté for few minutes till it turns pale.

Chopped onions in fry pan
Chopped onions in fry pan

4. Next add chopped garlic and ginger and sauté again.

Chopped ginger and garlic added
Chopped ginger and garlic added

5. Now add grated cabbage and carrot and fry. Close and let it cook in low flame for five minutes.

Grated cabbage and carrot added
Grated cabbage and carrot added

6. Once when it is 3/4th cooked, switch off the stove and add salt, pepper, soya sauce and vinegar.

Vegetable filling is ready
Vegetable filling is ready

7. Now we will prepare the outer cover. Take ball size of dough and roll it and cut to form round with 5″ diameter.

Rolled outer cover
Rolled outer cover

8. Place one tblsp of vegetable filling prepared in the center.

Vegetable filling in the center
Vegetable filling in the center

9. Bring the edges together and cover the filling. Twist and seal and remove the extra dough from top.

Gathered together on top
Gathered together on top

10. Make many such momos with all the maida and vegetable filling.  Cook it under steam for 10 minutes in an Idiyappam pan.

Cooking in steam in an Idiyappam pan
Cooking in steam in an Idiyappam pan

11. Serve hot with tomato ketchup.

Vegetable momos recipe | Kaaikari Kolukattai
Vegetable momos recipe | Kaaikari Kolukattai

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