Chicken Momos Recipe -Delicious Steamed Chicken Dumplings

Chicken Momos Recipe is a delicious and simple momos recipe filled with juicy minced chicken. A street food special found mostly in Darjeeling or Sikkim. The fillings for these momos are quite simple and light. Serve this momos along with chilli garlic sauce.

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Chicken Momos Recipe -Delicious Steamed Chicken Dumplings
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Chicken Momos Recipe is a North Eastern recipe and very popular in Tibet as well.

Chicken mince flavoured with soy sauce, chilies, pepper are stuffed inside a thin flour dough filling and then steamed.Since this recipe is a steamed dim sum recipe, it is a healthy high protein recipe with tender chicken.

Serve Chicken Momos Recipe (Delicious Steamed Chicken Dumplings) along with Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce  for an evening snack. 

Here are some of our other favourite mom recipes

  1. Mushroom Dumpling Recipe With Potatoes (Momos)
  2. Vegetarian Momo Recipe
  3. Vegetable Ragi Momo Recipe

Course: Snack
Diet: High Protein Non Vegetarian
Prep in

30 M

Cooks in

30 M

Total in

60 M


4 Servings


    For the dough:
  • 2 cups All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon Baking powder
  • For the filling:
  • 1 cup Chicken , boiled and minced
  • 1/2 cup Green peas (Matar) , boiled
  • 1/2 cup Onions , finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Garlic , finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Ginger , finely chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • Salt , to taste
  • 1 Fresh Red chillies , or green chilli
  • 1/4 tablespoon Whole Black Peppercorns , crushed

How to make Chicken Momos Recipe -Delicious Steamed Chicken Dumplings

  1. To prepare Chicken Momos Recipe], prep up with all the ingredients mentioned. Boil the chicken, mince it.

  2. Boil the green peas and keep it ready. Grate garlic and ginger or finely chop them.

To make the dumpling skin
  1. In a mixing bowl, add the refined flour, salt, baking powder and water; and when the flour looks crumbly, knead to a stiff dough, with water and keep aside for about 20 minutes, covered with a wet cloth, so that the dough doesn't dry out.

For the Chicken Filling
  1. Heat a tablespoon of oil in a wok and add the chopped green chilli or red chilli, onions, chopped ginger and garlic.

  2. Saute for about 4-5 minutes and add the boiled chicken mince and boiled peas and mix well till combined

  3. Take it off the heat and mix in the soy sauce, salt and black pepper. Be careful while adding salt since the soy sauce also has salt in it.

  4. Divide the dough into equal small portions. Shape them into balls and roll them out thinly, to a circular shape.

  5. You can also make moms using a moulds, which will make the process even and easier.

  6. Take a dough disk, wet its edges and place a spoonful of filling of chicken, peas and sauteed veggies in the center, bring the edges together to cover the filling, twist carefully to seal the momos while you work on rolling up the edges artfully for the chicken momos.  Repeat the process till all the dough and the filling is used up.

  7. Meanwhile, get a dimsum steamer or dhokla-idli steamer ready and fill it with some water and keep it for boiling. Arrange the momos on the steamer and steam for about 15-20 minutes or till the momos are steamed well.

  8. Serve Chicken Momos Recipe (Delicious Steamed Chicken Dumplings) along with Peanut Chilli Dipping for an evening snack. 

Chicken Momos Recipe -Delicious Steamed Chicken Dumplings is part of the North Eastern Recipe Contest