Momo Folding 4 Ways | How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style

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Momo Folding 4 Ways | How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style with detailed photo and video recipe. an extremely simple and helpful post on how to fold and pleat momos or dumplings. momos or dumplings are one of the popular street food of india where it can be changed and experimented with both its stuffing and shape. in this post, it tries to capture 4 basic and easy ways to fold dumplings to make them attractive and perhaps more appetite.
How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style


Momo Folding 4 Ways | How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style with step by step photo and video recipe. dumplings are extremely popular street food, particularly in northern indian states. there are so many types of stuffing for these momos which include both veg and meat-based stuffing or a combination of both. while there are so many variants with the stuffing, there are so many types and ways the momos can be pleated or folded to make it an attractive snack.

i have posted quite a few momos and dumpling recipes in my blog, but it always followed one way of pleating. i am very much comfortable with it and i use it even for modak or even while stuffing the parathas. but the dumplings, it is totally different and can be pleated in multiple ways. as such, these folds do not introduce any significant changes to the taste of these dumplings but make them an interesting and attractive snack. basically, i have shown 4 simple ways, which are typically shaped across india typically by street vendors. you may easily pick and choose as per your preference and liking. you may even use these shapes to make even modak or any other stuffed snack or dessert. let me know which shape or fold you liked or found easy to shape.

Momo Folding 4 Ways

furthermore, some more additional tips, suggestions and variants to the Momo Folding 4 Ways. firstly, in this post, i have used maida flour which is an ideal choice for any types of momos recipe. yet you may use wheat flour to make it healthy or a combination of maida and wheat flour for best results. secondly, the stuffing shown in this recipe is plain vegetable-based as i am vegetarian. however, that is not mandatory and you can use any type of stuffing including a meat and vegetable mix combination. lastly, these 4 shaped momos shown in this post are a perfect choice for a steamed snack. yet you can also make these momos as fried momos too and not dependent on the fold or shape of the momos.


finally, i request you to check my other related street food recipes collection with this post of Momo Folding 4 Ways. it mainly includes my other types of recipes like Paneer Ghotala Recipe, Aloo Matar Chaat Recipe, soya chunks 65, onion pakoda, tomato sandwich, medhu pakoda, dal tikki, veg lollipop, palak chaat, desi chinese noodles. further to these i would also like to add some more related recipe categories like,

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How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style

Momo Folding 4 Ways | How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style

HEBBARS KITCHEN
easy Momo Folding 4 Ways | How to Wrap & Fold Dumpling Momos Street Style
5 from 38 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine nepali
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 65 kcal


Ingredients
 

for momos wrap:

  • 2 cup maida
  • ½ tsp salt
  • water (for kneading)

for momos stuffing:

  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 2 chilli (finely chopped)
  • 1 inch ginger (finely chopped)
  • 3 clove garlic (finely chopped)
  • 2 tbsp spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 carrot (finely chopped)
  • 3 cup cabbage (finely chopped)
  • ½ tsp pepper powder
  • ½ tsp salt

Instructions
 

how to knead dough for momos wrap:

  • firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup maida, ½ tsp salt, and mix well.
  • add water as required and knead the dough.
  • knead for 5 minutes or until the dough turns smooth and tight.
  • cover the rest of the dough for 20 minutes.

how to make momos stuffing:

  • firstly, in a large wok heat 2 tbsp oil.
  • add 2 chilli, 1 inch ginger, 3 cloves garlic, and 2 tbsp spring onion.
  • stir fry on high flame.
  • add 1 carrot and saute until the carrot softens slightly.
  • also add 3 cup cabbage, ½ tsp pepper powder, and ½ tsp salt.
  • stir fry on high flame until the cabbage softens slightly. make sure not to overcook the stuffing, as the cabbage will turn mushy and releases water.

how to shape the momos:

  • after the dough has rested for 20 minutes, knead the dough again.
  • pinch a ball sized dough and dust with maida.
  • roll to thin thickness.
  • you can cut the wrap using a round bowl.
  • roll again to get the wrap as thin as possible.
  • stuff the stuffing in the centre and spread some water on the sides.
  • now start pleating or folding to have different shapes. water helps to seal the momos easily.
  • place the shaped momos into the steamer. make sure to brush the plate with oil to prevent it from sticking.
  • cover and steam for 10 minutes, or until the momos turn shiny.
  • finally, enjoy veg momos with spicy momos chutney.

Nutrition

Calories: 65kcalCarbohydrates: 11gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 1gSodium: 121mgPotassium: 61mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 589IUVitamin C: 11mgCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg


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how to make Momo Folding 4 Ways with step by step photo:

how to knead dough for momos wrap:

  1. firstly, in a large bowl take 2 cup maida, ½ tsp salt, and mix well.
  2. add water as required and knead the dough.
  3. knead for 5 minutes or until the dough turns smooth and tight.
  4. cover the rest of the dough for 20 minutes.

how to make momos stuffing:

  1. firstly, in a large wok heat 2 tbsp oil.
  2. add 2 chilli, 1 inch ginger, 3 cloves garlic, and 2 tbsp spring onion.
  3. stir fry on high flame.

  4. add 1 carrot and saute until the carrot softens slightly.
  5. also add 3 cup cabbage, ½ tsp pepper powder, and ½ tsp salt.
  6. stir fry on high flame until the cabbage softens slightly. make sure not to overcook the stuffing, as the cabbage will turn mushy and releases water.

how to shape the momos:

  1. after the dough has rested for 20 minutes, knead the dough again.
  2. pinch a ball sized dough and dust with maida.
  3. roll to thin thickness.
  4. you can cut the wrap using a round bowl.
  5. roll again to get the wrap as thin as possible.
  6. stuff the stuffing in the centre and spread some water on the sides.
  7. now start pleating or folding to have different shapes. water helps to seal the momos easily.
  8. place the shaped momos into the steamer. make sure to brush the plate with oil to prevent it from sticking.
  9. cover and steam for 10 minutes, or until the momos turn shiny.
  10. finally, enjoy veg momos with spicy momos chutney.
    Momo Folding 4 Ways

notes:

  • firstly, make sure to cool the stuffing completely before shaping the momos.
  • also, knead the dough really well. if the dough is very soft then it will be difficult to shape. if the dough is hard, then the momos will be hard to chew.
  • additionally, you can vary the stuffing to your choice.
  • finally, 4 ways folding of veg momos recipe tastes great when served hot with spicy chutney.
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