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Chicken Momos recipe / Chicken Dumpling

Written By Angela Steffi on Thursday, October 26, 2017 | 10:36:00 PM

Momos is an awesome street food recipe not only popular in Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan but also very popular in Tamil Nadu. This Chicken momos is very similar to Chinese dumpling, Its made with minced meat and finely chopped vegetables warped in a thin sheet and then steamed . This recipe is quite simple and easy to make. Lets start the preparation. 

Please click here to watch Momos recipe in Tamil -Madras Samayal

Serving Size           : 5 people 

Preparation Time  : 10 minutes

Cooking Time        : 15 minutes
Difficulty: Spice Level:
Quantity Ingredients for Momos Recipe
1 cup All purpose flour / Maida (130 g)
required salt
required water

For Stuffing
1/2  Onion
1/2 cup Cabbage
1/2 cup Carrot
1 clove Garlic 
1 inch Ginger
1/2 tsp Chili powder
1/4 tsp Pepper powder
2 tbsp Coriander leaves
2 tbsp  Gingelly Oil

Salt to taste

For Momo Chutney
5 dry red chilies
5 Kashmiri chilies (deseeded) 
3 clove Garlic 
required Water
1/2 tsp Sugar

required salt

Cooking Method

Step 1) Into a mixing bowl add maida, salt and then gradually add water to form a soft non sticky dough, dough should not be very hard.After kneading cover with a wet cloth and set aside.

Step 2) Now in a separate bowl add minced chicken, finely chopped onion, finely chopped Cabbage, finely chopped Carrot, finely chopped Ginger, finely chopped Garlic, coriander leaves, chili powder, pepper, oil, salt and mix well. Sprinkle some water and mix again, adding water keeps the chicken juicy.

Step 3) Now dust the dough with some flour and spread it as thin as possible. With a help of sharp mouth cut it into small circles.

Step 4)  Now take a spoon full chicken and keep at the center and start folding from one end. seal both the ends and that's it.

Step 5) Arrange the chicken momos on a greased idli plate and steam it for 15 -20 minutes.

Step 6) For Momos Chutney:
Into a sauce pan add 2 tomatoes, chilies, kashmiri chilies, garlic, water and cook for 15 minutes. Once the tomatoes are nice and soft turn off the heat and alet it cool. Once cooled remove the skin of tomatoes and transfer it to a mixer jar. Add required salt, sugar and grind it to a smooth paste.

That's it our delicious chicken momos recipe is ready to be enjoyed with hot chutney. Please do try this recipe and home and Spread the Joy of Cooking !!!


About Angela Steffi

I am an avid food blogger with a great passion for food. I am always eager to try new recipes and modify recipes and experiment with them. I have two cooking channels on Youtube CLASSIC MASALA HUT (for english recipes) and MADRAS SAMAYAL (for Tamil recipes).


  1. I thought it was time consuming and was worried since I don't have a lot of time because of aussie assignment writing service but the recipe looks simple and easy.

  2. I love to new my favorite food is to eat momos so there is 10 best place in delhi to eat momos.