Chicken Momos are delicious, filled with juicy minced chicken. It’s a street food that was initially found in Darjeeling or Sikkim but now has reached all corners of India. The filling for these momos are quite simple and light and is served with special chilli garlic sauce.
Step 1: Be ready with all the ingredients mentioned. Boil the chicken, green peas and mince it. Grate or chop the garlic and ginger. Keep them aside.
Step 2 : In a bowl, add water, flour, salt, baking powder and mix them well till you get stiff dough. Cover it with a wet cloth and keep it aside for 20 minutes.
Step 3 : Take a wok/large pan and heat a tablespoon of oil. Add chopped green/red chilli, onions, chopped ginger and garlic. After 4-5 minutes, add the boiled minced chicken and peas and mix well till combined. Add soy sauce, salt and black pepper.
Step 4 : Make small portions of the dough and roll them out into thin circular shapes. Then take one of that rolled dough, wet its edges and put a spoonful of filling you made, cover the filling by putting the edges together and twist carefully to seal the momo.
Step 5 : Once the whole dough and filling are finished, take a dim sum steamer or dhokla-idli steamer, fill it with water and keep it for boiling. Once the water starts boiling, keep the momos on the steamer plates and leave it for 20 minutes (steam it well). Your yummy momos are now ready, serve hot with chilly chutney and enjoy this great and healthy snack.