Tuesday, 13 August 2019

Momo chilli gravy

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Momo is tibetan food item which is a very famous indian street food and Indians like it in different forms(will write about in my next blog). But momo's tastes good in every way. 

This is different kind of recipe as this is one of my own experiment and trust me its the best momos you will have. So, basically this is steam/fried momos in panner chilly's gravy and it is tantalizing in taste.

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"Momo chilli gravy"



  1. Maida (all purpose flour) - 1 cup
  2. Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
  3. Water for kneading
  4. Oil for greasing
  1. Oil - 3 teaspoon
  2. Garlic -4-5 cloves(finely chopped)
  3. Chilli - 2
  4. Onion - 1(finely chopped)
  5. Carrot -1(grated)
  6. Cabbage - 1 small(shredded)
  7. Black pepper powder - 1/2 teaspoon
  8. Salt - 3/4 teaspoon
  9. Paneer*-100 gm(if u want)

For Gravy:

  • Vegetables:-
    1.  Onion* - 3 medium sized
    2.  Garlic* - 5-6 cloves
    3.  Green chillies - 4-5

  • Spices:-

    1. Red tomato sauce
    2. Green chilli sauce
    3. Soya sauce
    4. Schezwan sauce*
    5. Vinegar*
    6. Black pepper powder - 2 teaspoon
    7. Salt - 3/4 tablespoon or as per taste
    8. Black salt - 1 teaspoon

  • Refined oil


First prepare normal steam momos,
  1. Firstly, prepare stuffing by heating oil and saute finely chopped garlic and chillies.
  2. Add finely chopped onion and saute on high flame.
  3. Now, Add grated carrot and shredded cabbage. Stir fry on high flame.
  4. Now add 1/2 tsp pepper powder and 3/4 tsp salt.
  5. Now if u want to add paneer cut into very small cubes and put to it. Stuffing mixture is ready.
  6. Now make dough for momos buy mixing maida, water , oil and salt as mentioned in ingredients.
  7. Now take small bead sized momo's dough and roll it .
  8. Roll to almost medium thin circle. around 4 – 5 inch in diameter. 
  9. Now place some stuffing in the centre.
  10. start pleating the edges slowly and gather everything just like you make battis or littis..
  11. Press in middle and seal the momos .
  12. Heat a steamer/idli maker, dhokla maker and arrange the momos in it with some water below it for steam.
  13. Steam momos for about 10 minutes.
  14. Finally, take them out and have them with mayonisse and red hot momo chutney (Check recipe here).
Now, prepare the gravy,
  1. Take a pan and put some oil into it.
  2. Take some of momo's stuffing in pan.
  3. Finely Chop your onion and garlic and put into it.
  4.  Slice your green chillies into half and put into it.
  5.  Saute them for 2 minutes on high flame.
  6. Add tomato sauce(1.5 tablespoon, chilli sauce(1/2 tablespoon), very little soya sauce(1/2 teaspoon) and schezwan chutney(1 spoon). You can change quantity of sauces as per taste but keep soya sauce very less or it will destroy taste.
  7.  Add 1 tsp vinegar or lemon juice.
  8. Add salt, black salt and black pepper powder.
  9. Now , put little water to it gravy is ready
  10. Now, put steamed momos(you can even put fried momos) into it gravy and mix properly.
  11. Your spicey and delicious momos chilli gravy is ready and you don't need and chutney with it.



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