Veg Momos | Momos Recipe

Steamed Veg Momos, or Dim Sum, is a street food recipe for authentic steamed veggie momos with a Spicy Chili Chutney. They’re vegan and can be gluten-free with a modification. Momos are dumplings with savory fillings, a street food from Tibet now popular in northern India, also called dim sum and wontons.

If you love Veg Momos, those tasty dumplings stuffed with veggies, you’re in for a treat! Originally from Tibet, these little snacks have become a hit all over India. And the best part? You can easily make them at home by steaming or frying.

While the traditional recipe calls for steaming, this method keeps them healthy and authentic. To make your own Vegetarian Momos, just follow these three simple steps:

Prepare your fresh veggie filling

Make the dough, fill it with the veggie mix, and shape it into cute little bags

Steam your Momos until they’re perfectly cooked

Our Veg Momos recipe breaks down each step with easy-to-follow photos, so you can create that signature pleated bag shape. And don’t forget to whip up some spicy red tomato chili chutney to dip them in.

About Veg Momos         

The dough, made from versatile all-purpose flour, serves as the perfect base for the delicious veggie filling. The balanced and lightly spiced stuffing complements any spicy or hot sauce.

Creating momos can be a bit time-consuming, but the end result is definitely worth it – a culinary masterpiece!

This veg momos recipe offers a delightful mix of flavors and textures in every bite. Whether you prefer veggies, seafood, chicken, or paneer, momos have something for everyone.

Today, we’re sharing a vegan momos recipe with a mouthwatering mixture of cabbage, carrots, French beans, capsicum, onions, and white button mushrooms for a meaty texture.

Although making these momos takes some time, the preparation process is smooth. And remember, things can speed up if you have a couple of hands to help with rolling and pleating.

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For the dough:

  • 1 ½ cups all-purpose flour (maida)
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon oil
  • Water (as needed)

For the stuffing:

  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic
  • ½ cup finely chopped cabbage
  • ½ cup finely chopped carrots
  • ¼ cup finely chopped green beans (optional)
  • ¼ cup finely chopped spring onion greens (reserve some for garnish)
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce (optional)


Mix flour, salt and oil in a bowl. Gradually add water, knead it until it forms a smooth and elastic dough. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and keep it aside for 30 minutes.

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Heat oil in a pan. Add ginger, garlic and fry for a minute. Add chopped vegetables and cook till they soften slightly. Add salt, pepper and soy sauce (if using). Remove from heat and stir in reserved green onion greens.

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Divide the dough into small balls. On a lightly floured surface, roll each ball into a thin circle. Place a spoonful of stuffing in the center of the circle.

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Bring the edges together to form half-moon shapes, pinching the edges to seal. Make pleats on the sealed edge for a decorative touch.

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Arrange the momos in a single layer in a steamer basket without touching each other. Steam for 10-12 minutes or until completely cooked.

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Enjoy your veg momos hot with your favorite chutney or dipping sauce.