Abhilasha March 31, 2023

Vegetarian steamed appetizer from the East Indian state of Sikkim

2 cups maida (plain flour)
Salt to taste
Water for Kneading
1 large onions, very finely chopped
2 teaspoon garlic, minced
1 cup cabbage, very finely chopped
2 tbsp oil
1 tsp freshly ground pepper
Salt to taste
Oil for frying

1. Sieve flour, add salt and mix well using your hands.
2. Add water a little at a time and knead into a stiff dough.
3. Heat oil in a pan, saute garlic paste, onions until transparent.
4. Now add cabbage, salt, fry until cabbage are cooked and tender, for about 5 minutes.
5. Add the freshly ground pepper and mix well.
6. Divide the dough into equal-sized balls and roll into very thin small circles (4″ diameter), like puris.
7. Grease with some water from the tip of your finger on the edges of the circle.
8. Put a tablespoon-full of the cabbage filling.
9. Fold the edges over the cabbage, pinch and twist to seal or fold the Momo in half (into a semi-circular shape) and pinch the edges shut.
10. Place the Momos in a steaming dish and cook for 10-15 minutes.
11. Serve piping hot.

Cooking time: 45-50 minutes