Chilli Paneer Momo Recipe

A delicious dumpling recipe, Chilli Paneer Momos, have a spicy filling of the classic chilli paneer filled inside it . Soft cubes of paneer is cooked along with capsicum and onions and coated in spicy sauce, which is then wrapped in a thin sheet to hold it all together.

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Chilli Paneer Momo Recipe
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Chilli Paneer Momos Recipe is a lovely momo filled with the popular Indo Chinese appetizer - chilli paneer. Paneer is cooked along with onions and capsicum and tossed in an array of sauces to make it absolutely delectable.

You could serve this along with a meal or as an evening snack to kids after school or even on a rainy evening. 

Serve Chilli Paneer Momos Recipe as an appetizer along with a meal of Sesame Noodles Recipe With Napa Cabbage or Spicy And Delicious Chicken Teriyaki Noodle Recipe and Indo Chinese Mixed Vegetable Recipe In Szechuan sauce. Complete this meal with a dessert of Tender Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

If you are serving Chilli Paneer Momos Recipe as a snack, serve it along with Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe  or Homemade Red Chilli Garlic Sauce Recipe

Try our other Momo recipes: 

  1. Sikkim Style Steamed Chicken Momo Recipe
  2. Shanghai Mantou Recipe (Pan Fried Filled Momo Recipe)
  3. Vegetable Ragi Momo Recipe

Cuisine: Indo Chinese
Course: Appetizer
Diet: Vegetarian
Prep in

15 M

Cooks in

20 M

Total in

35 M

Makes:

4 Servings

Ingredients

    For Momo Dough
  • 1 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida)
  • Water , to knead 
  • For the Chilli Paneer filling
  • 250 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) , finely chopped into bits 
  • 1/4 cup Green Bell Pepper (Capsicum) , finely minced
  • Spring Onion (Bulb & Greens) , finely minced
  • 1 teaspoon Garlic , finely minced
  • 2 teaspoons Ginger , finely minced
  • 2 Green Chillies , finely minced
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Tomato Ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Sweet and Spicy Red Chilli Sauce (Tomato Chilli Sauce)
  • 1 teaspoon Cooking oil
  • Salt , to taste

How to make Chilli Paneer Momo Recipe

  1. To begin making the Chilli Paneer Momo Recipe, first let’s make the dough.

For the Momo dough
  1. In a mixing bowl, add maida, salt and add water slowly and knead to form a medium stiff dough. The dough should be non sticky, smooth and firm. 

  2. Keep the momo dough covered for 2 hours before making the filling.

For the Chilli Paneer filling 
  1. To begin making the filling for the Chilli Paneer Momos, we will first make the base sauce by mixing the soya sauce, ketchup, chilli sauce and salt and mix well. 

  2. Heat oil in a wok  on high heat; add garlic, ginger, green chillies, spring onions bulbs and stir fry for about 30 seconds. Add in the capsicum on medium heat. 

  3. Once the capsicum is tender, stir in the sauce mixture to the wok and cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens.

  4. At this stage, add the paneer cubes, turn the heat to high and continue to cook for a few minutes until well combined with the sauce.

  5. Garnish with spring onion leaves, transfer the chilli paneer to a bowl and set aside to cool. 

To make the Chilli Paneer Momos
  1. Take a bamboo dim sum maker, or the regular idli steamer and fill it with water and pre heat it over a medium heat.

  2. Divide the momo dough into equal portions, of lemon sized balls.

  3. Take each ball and start rolling it out on a surface. Roll out the dough as thin so that the outer layer of the momo is thin and delicate.

  4. In every flatten dough leaf, add 1 tablespoon of the Paneer Chilli filling and fold the edges to semi circles and start pleating to give nice characteristic pleats.

  5. Do the same with all the rest of the dough and filling. Keep the completed Paneer Chilli momos under a moist cloth to prevent drying.

  6. Grease the steamer plate with oil or place butter paper before placing Paneer Chilli momos to from prevent them from sticking.

  7. If using traditional steamer it has own boiler or if using bamboo steamer then boil water in a shallow pan and when water start boiling put momo filled bamboo steamer on it.

  8. Steam the Paneer Chilli momos for 10 - 15 minutes. Once done, remove from the the steamer, place on a serving platter and serve hot.

  9. Serve Chilli Paneer Momos Recipe as an appetizer along with a meal of Sesame Noodles Recipe With Napa Cabbage or Spicy And Delicious Chicken Teriyaki Noodle Recipe and Indo Chinese Mixed Vegetable Recipe In Szechuan sauce. Complete this meal with a dessert of Tender Coconut Ice Cream Recipe

  10. If you are serving Chilli Paneer Momos Recipe as a snack, serve it along with Peanut Chilli Dipping Sauce Recipe  or Homemade Red Chilli Garlic Sauce Recipe

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