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Soya Momos  | सोया मोमोस  |  Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana

Soya Momos | सोया मोमोस | Sanjeev Kapoor Khazana

Soya momos are a great substitute for any meat momos and tastes equally delectable. Learn how to make soya momos along with the popular momos chutney!



1 cup soya granules, soaked in warm water and drained
1 cup refined flour (maida)
½ tsp oil
3-4 spring onion bulbs, finely chopped
1 small carrot, finely chopped
1 tsp finely chopped ginger
1 tsp finely chopped lemon grass
Salt to taste
Crushed black peppercorns to taste
1 tsp soy sauce
10-12 dried red chillies
1 tbsp vinegar
4 medium tomatoes
2 tsps oil + for greasing
1½ tbsps finely chopped garlic
Salt to taste
1 tsp castor sugar
Crushed black peppercorns to taste
1 tsp Tata Sampann Chilli Powder


1. For the dough, add refined flour in a large bowl. Add ¼ cup water and knead to a semi-stiff dough. Cover with a damp muslin cloth and rest for 30 minutes.
2. For the filling, heat oil in a non-stick wok. Add spring onion bulbs sauté till translucent.
3. Add carrot and mix well, cook for 1 minute. Add ginger, lemon grass and sauté for 30 seconds.
4. Add soya granules and salt, crushed black peppercorns and mix well. Add soy sauce and mix, cook for 2 minutes. Transfer into a bowl and allow to cool to room temperature.
5. Boil sufficient water in the same wok. Add red chillies and vinegar.
6. Discard the eye of the tomatoes and cut them in half and add them in the boiling water. Cook for 3-5 minutes on high heat.
7. Remove the chillies and tomatoes from the pan and transfer them into a bowl. Allow to cool slightly.
8. Transfer the chillies and tomatoes in a blender jar and blend till smooth.
9. For the chutney, heat oil in a non-stick pan. Add garlic and sauté for a few seconds.
10. Add the ground mixture and mix well. Add salt and mix, add castor sugar, crushed black peppercorns and mix well.
11. Add Tata Sampann Chilli Powder and mix well. Cook for a minute. Take the pan off the heat.
12. Heat sufficient water in a steamer.
13. Punch the dough and slightly knead. Take a small portion of the dough and shape it into a ball. Dust the worktop with flour and knead to a small disc.
14. Place a portion of the stuffing in the center of the disc and apply water on the edges and shape into a momo.
15. Grease the steamer basket with oil and place the momos on them and steam for 10-15 minutes. Take them out and transfer them on a serving plate.
16. Serve hot with the prepared chutney.

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