Friday, 11 May 2012

momos with hot dipping sauce on a rainy day !!!

London is showing its true colours thesedays...rainy...cloudy...windy!!
The past month has been like just couldn't think of going out without an umbrella ... I 'm waiting for some sunshine now !!!!
This weather makes you crave for something hot and spicy such dish which I love eating in this kind of weather is momos ...though this dish has its origins from Tibet,Nepal and north eastern states its one of the most popular street food in Delhi...You will find it in every it Lajpat Nagar ,Noida,Connaught Place..!!I have tasted some of the best momos of every market...Depauls in Connaught Place...Road side vendors in Noida,Lajpat Nagar and the famous stall in Dilli Haat.The soft and steaming dumplings with the hot sauce is a treat to your tastebuds !!!

Here's the recipe for you :


2 cups All purpose flour
A pinch of baking powder
Salt to taste
1 tsp Oil 

For Filling 

1 cup Cabbage 
1 Carrot(grated)
1/2 Onion (chopped)
1tsp Ginger garlic paste
1 Green chilli (chopped)
1/4 tsp Soya sauce
Salt to taste


Combine maida, salt, baking powder and oil ( around 1 tsp). Knead it into a soft dough.Cover it with a wet cloth and rest it for an hour.
Finely shred patta gobhi. Rub salt and keep it aside. After 15-20 minutes squeeze out all water.
Heat oil in a pan.Add onions and fry till they become pink.
Add  remaining chopped vegetables; green chilies, carrots,cabbage and fry well.Add little salt to fasten the process.
When vegetables are cooked completely, add ginger and garlic paste and fry for 5 minutes on medium flame.
Add soya sauce.Mix all the ingredients thoroughly.Adjust salt’s amount. Keep it aside.
Now take the  dough and make a small and a thin chapati out of it. It should be very thin .Add some vegetable mix in the center of the chapati.Fold the edges making a semi circle and seal and crimp it on the sides.Steam the dumplings for 15 minutes till its cooked.Serve hot with spicy sauce.

 Spicy dipping  sauce 


1/2  Red Onion( chopped )
2 Tomatoes(chopped)
3-4 dry red chillies (chopped)
1 tsp ginger garlic paste 
1  green chilli chopped
1/4 tsp soya sauce
Salt to taste 
1 tsp Tomato ketchup 


In a saucepan, heat the oil and throw in the onions and red and green chillies. Sauté till they turn light brown.
Add the tomatoes, ginger garlic, soy sauce and salt to this and on medium heat cook till the tomatoes are cooked..
Add  tomato ketchup and mix well for about a minute or so.
Take it off the fire and leave aside to cool a bit.

Enjoy rain with  MOMOS and HOT DIPPING SAUCE !!!!


  1. Mouthwatering.....looks so delicious.

  2. That picture speaks a thousand words... I want to have these momos now its raining heavily here in Kerala.

  3. what a lovely pic. momos looks delicious

  4. the momos look perfect, just the right kinda thing to dig into when the weather is like that! uv got a nice view of greenery from ur house... i cud happily sit there for an hour :)

  5. Nice!! Gotta try this filling next time :)

  6. going to try this as saturday spcl.. we love momos
    Noel collections

  7. Looks yum

  8. Wish to have some rite now,droolworthy momos.

  9. What more could one want on a rainy day...The spicy dip is just perfect too!!! Wanna grab that plate now!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  10. very yummy and inviting ... some awards are waiting for you ...please collect you awards

  11. I can still remember those Momos Thelas Charu, you have made me so nostalgic now :(