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Paneer Momos with Momos chutney recipe - How to Make Paneer Momos - Kids friendly recipe - Snacks Recipe

I got introduced to Momos after moving to Singapore. My Chinese colleagues really love momos from this Indo Chinese restaurant. After my kids started to attend school they got used to Chinese food. Momos is one their favourite dishes. I normally make Veg momos / vegetable momos  and fried momos. However both are with all purpose flour cover. However recently I have started using wheat flour. It came out good too. So for this recipe I have used Wheat flour. you can try out all purpose flour. Paneer is every kid's favourite so you can do this as an after school snack or as a teatime snack for weekends or holidays.

Ingredients:
For Momos Chutney:

Tomatoes - 1
Garlic - 8 (slightly bigger pods)
Red chillies - 4-5
Salt to taste
Vinegar - 1.5 tablespoon
Oil- 2 teaspoon
Sugar - 1 teaspoon


For Stuffing

Paneer (Thawed to room temp) - 1 cup
Grated carrot - 2 tablespoon
Spring onion (bottom white parts) - 1 tablespoon
Spring onion (green part) - 2 tablespoons
Coriander leaves - 1 tablespoon
Salt to taste
Turmeric powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Chilli powder - 1/2 teaspoon
Garam masala - 3/4 teaspoon
Oil- 1 teaspoon
Grated ginger - 1/2 teaspoon
Grated Garlic - 1 teaspoon

For Outer skin

Wheat flour - 1 cup
Salt to taste
Oil - 1 teaspoon


Method:

Chutney:
Blanch tomatoes & Chillies. Remove the skin from TomatoesI
Heat oil in a pan. Add Garlic and fry till slight brown in color.
Let it cool down. Remove skin from tomatoes. Grind it with Chillies, garlic, salt.
Heat pan. Add grinded paste, sugar  & vinegar. Let it boil for 3 mins.
Chutney is ready!

Momos
Take flour, salt and oil in a broader vessel. Add water little by little make it into soft dough. Keep it aside for 15-30 mins
Grate paneer or crumble using mixer / food processor
Let's do the stuffing, Add 1 teaspoon of oil. Add Ginger, Garlic. Fry for 30 sec. Add white part of spring onion. Fry for another 30 sec.Add carrot. Fry for 30 sec
Add Turmeric powder, chilli powder, garam masala and salt. Mix well. Fry for 30 sec. Add crumbled paneer. Continue to fry for a min in low flame.
Add Green part of spring onion and coriander leaves. Mix well. Switch it off
Roll the dough into thin chapathi. Make sure it is really thin. Make a small size disc (using some round vessel cover or cookie cutter)
Keep the stuffing in each disc. Apply water around it
Fold it into momos shape. Refer to video
Make sure all the edges are closed. Arrange it in idli platter and steam it for 10 mins
Serve hot with Momos Chutney
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4 comments:

  1. One of my favorites too, with whole wheat flour, you have made it very healthy too, they look so tempting with that chutney..

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  2. I have never tried paneer in momos,looks delish ...love the way you made the cover with wheat flour..perfect shaped as well,Veena :)

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  3. Wow! momos look awesome!! lovely filling too!

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  4. looks perfect and absolutely delicious

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