Veg Momos

An authentic, simple and delicious dish from the north east region of India, Veg Momos

Time: 40 minutes


  • For Dough:
  • 2 cups maida
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • For Filling:
  • 1 cup carrots – grated
  • 1 cup cabbage – grated
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1/2 cup onion – finely chopped
  • 1 tsp garlic – chopped
  • 1 tsp Soya sauce
  • Salt
  • 1/4 tsp vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper


  • Mix the maida, salt and baking powder and knead to a stiff dough with water.
  • Heat oil and add the onion and garlic.
  • Saute over high heat and add the carrot and cabbage. Turn around over high heat till glossy.
  • Take it off the heat and mix in the Soya sauce, salt, vinegar and black pepper.
  • Roll the dough thin (translucent) and cut into 4″-5″ rounds.
  • Take a round, wet edges and place some filling in the center.
  • Bring edges together to cover the filling. Twist to seal and fill the rest in the same way.
  • Steam for about 10 minutes and serve with soya sauce and chilli sauce.