Chicken Momos Recipe | How To Make Chicken Momos |


Hi, I am Anukta from West Bengal and today we will learn the chicken momos recipe with easy steps. Hope you will make delicious momos at home after reading this. In this recipe, I will discuss in detail that how to make it step by step.

Chicken Momos Recipe

What Is Chicken Momos?

Momo is a kind of traditional Nepali dish. It is one of the symbols of Nepal. Now for the Nepalese, who lives abroad, it becomes popular in other countries also. In India, especially in North India, it is very famous as street food in the young generation. “Momo” is a Chinese word; it means “steamed bread”. It is quite similar to Chinese dumplings. But its origin is in Tibet. There are many reasons behind its fame. The price of one plate momo varies from ten rupees to hundred rupees. One plate is enough for admission on an empty stomach. Its taste is one of the reasons to increase its popularity. It has a unique and original taste that can make anyone’s mouth water after hearing the word “momo”.

How To Make Chicken Momos?

You can make easily momo at home with very few tools through our recipe. Please follow the whole ingredients below to make your momo perfect.


*All the ingredients may change as per servings. [96 pieces]

For Preparing The Dough:

No. Name Quantity
1 Flour 1.5 cup
2 Salt ¼ tablespoon
3 Water (Room Temp.) ¾ cup
4 Vegetable Oil 1 teaspoon

For Stuffing Chicken:

No. Name Quantity
1 Minced and Boiled Chicken 400 grams
2 Salt as required
3 Soya sauce 1 tablespoon
4 Black Pepper ½ tablespoon
5 Chopped Green Chili 2 pieces
6 Ginger Garlic Paste ½ tablespoon
7 Chopped Spring Onion 7 - 8 pieces
8 Smoked Hot Vegetable Oil 1 tablespoon

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Step By Step Process:

Please follow these steps given below:

#1. Prepare The Dough: For making the dough, first, take the flour in a container then add the salt to it and mix them very well. After mixing they perfectly add the water little by little. Then you have to mix the whole thing perfectly to make a soft and smooth dough and ensure that there are no lumps inside. At last, leave it covered for an hour.

#2. Wash And Chopped The Vegetables: To begin, clean the vegetables with lukewarm water. Then take them on a chopping board and chopped them separately. For preparing the ginger garlic paste, take them on a mixer grinder and roll it.

#3. Boil And Mince The Chicken: After washing the chicken with lukewarm water properly, take it on a pan full of salted water and boil it for 15-20 minutes. Then take it out of the oven and let it cool. Now take it on a chopping board and mince it with help of a knife. You can also use a grinder to mince it.

Chicken Momo Recipe

#4. Prepare The Chicken Stuffing: Now it’s time to make the chicken filling. Take the minced and boiled chicken, and then add salt, Soya sauce, black pepper, Chopped green chili, ginger garlic paste, and Chopped spring onion. Then mix them very well. Now add smoked hot vegetable oil and mix it with help of a spoon. The chicken filling is ready now.

#5. Prepare The Dough And Fill It With Chicken Stuffing: At first, take the dough and apply oil on its outer surface. Now roll out small pieces out of it. Then using a rolling pin, flatten the small dough balls in a round shape. After that add the chicken stuffing to the middle and close the edges. Give the closed edges a wavy shape to make momo. Repeat the same process with the other dough balls.

#6. Steam The Momos: Transfer the shaped momo to a steamer and steamed it for 20 minutes. If you don’t have any steamer, take a pan to the oven and fill half of the pan with water. When it’s boiling, use aluminum foil with too many leaks and put it on the pan. Make sure that the water of the pan can’t touch the foil. Now the transfer the shaped momo on the foil and steamed it until it looks soft and juicy. Now decorate and serve the momo with chutney and soup.

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Mistakes To Avoid:

Mistakes while making momo at home you should have to avoid are below in detail. Make sure to follow these points.

1. Make sure that there are no lumps inside the dough. Otherwise, your momo will not be made perfect.

2. Do not make the dough too soft or too hard. Otherwise, it will be difficult to flatten the small dough balls.

3. The edges of the flattened ball should always be thin and the middle part should be thick.

4. In the case of steaming, if you use a pan, make sure that the water of the pan can’t touch the foil.

How To Make Chicken Momos

Additional Information:

Preparation Time: 1 Hour and 30 Minutes

Cooking Time: 20 Minutes

Recipe Type: Snacks

Recipe Origin: India/Nepal

Recipe Variants: Steamed Momo, Kothey Momo, Chilly Momo, Fried and Steam-Fried Momo, Open Momo, Green Momo, etc.

Best For Served With: Egg, Chicken or Mutton Curry

Our Ratings: (4.5/5) (20)

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Advantages Of Chicken Momos:

1. It can be prepared in a short time which leads to its popularity among Indians.

2. One of the benefits of chicken momos is their weight-loss properties.

3. It is primarily because of the high protein contents of the chicken breasts that have high fiber contents.

4. Another one of the benefits of chicken momos is that it aids in meal preparation.

5. Since it consists of a lot of vegetables, proteins, and carbohydrates, you need not spend hours cooking.

Disadvantages Of Chicken Momos:

1. On the one hand, it takes so much effort to go for disabled momo.

2. You have to get enough money to buy the patties, wash them, and put them in a nice crate before you make them.

3. As I have already said, you can earn more by selling the whole week's catch at the same time and earn even more than you would by selling one single patty.

4. Momo has to be fed every two days or else they die.

5. If you feed your momos wet food, you may have to put on wet clothes and take your pet to the vet at once because the dry food might cause the pet to die because of dehydration.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 1 Plate

*Percentages Are Based On A Diet Of 2000 Calories A Day.

No. Name Quantity
1 Calories 342 cal
2 Carbs 42 g
3 Dietary Fiber 3 g
4 Sugar 0 g
5 Fat 2 g
6 Saturated 0 g
7 Polyunsaturated 0 g
8 Monounsaturated 0 g
9 Trans 0 g
10 Protein 26 g
11 Sodium 240 mg
12 Potassium 432 mg
13 Cholesterol 90 mg
14 Vitamin A 4 %
15 Vitamin C 12 %
16 Calcium 4 %
17 Iron 23 %

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Lastly, making momo at home is a very easy process and you can make it with few steps. You can decorate it with help of chopped vegetables. There are many types of momo. If you want to listen our chicken momo podcast then visit this link -
Like steamed momo, fried momo, tandoori momo, and so on. But steamed momo is the most famous and healthy of all of them. So cook momo and enjoy it with your family. Thank you so much for reading this recipe, if you like the way we worked then please share it with your friends.

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Author Details:

Name: Anukta Saha

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Bio: A Passionate Food Lover And Maker From India.