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Recipe: Delicious Nepali dumplings (Mo:Mo)


Nepali dumplings (Mo:Mo). The fillings for Nepali mo:mo is often made with water buffalo (very common in Nepal), chicken, pork, vegetables, soy-based, or mix of meat and vegetables. This stuffed dumpling preparation is one of the most popular dishes in Nepal. For well executed MOMO's, it is essential that the middle portion of the wrapper be slightly thicker than the edges to ensure the structural integrity of dumplings during packing and steaming.

Nepali dumplings (Mo:Mo) It's just for fun and some may inspire. Momo is a type of East and South Asian steamed filled dumpling, popular across the Indian subcontinent and the Himalayan regions of South Asia. Momos are native to Southwest Chinese region of Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, North Indian region of Ladakh, Northeast Indian regions of Sikkim, Assam. You can have Nepali dumplings (Mo:Mo) using 21 ingredients and 16 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Nepali dumplings (Mo:Mo)

  1. You need of Mo:Mo (Dumplings).
  2. It’s 12 oz. of Wonton wraps (48 count).
  3. Prepare 1 lbs of ground meat (chicken, turkey, etc.).
  4. Prepare 1 Tbsp of canola oil.
  5. It’s 1 of medium onion (white, red, or yellow).
  6. It’s 8 oz. of shredded cabbage (or cole slaw).
  7. It’s 1/2 bunch of cilantro.
  8. You need 1/4 tsp of turmeric.
  9. It’s 1 tsp of salt.
  10. It’s 2.5 Tbsp of Momo masala.
  11. It’s 1 Tbsp of cumin powder.
  12. You need of Achaar (the sauce).
  13. It’s 2 Tbsp of canola oil.
  14. You need 1/4 tsp of turmeric.
  15. Prepare 1/2 tsp of salt.
  16. You need 1/4 tsp of garlic paste.
  17. Prepare 1/4 tsp of ginger paste.
  18. You need 1/4 Tbsp of cumin.
  19. It’s 3/4 cup of broth (vegetable or meat).
  20. You need 1/2 bunch of cilantro.
  21. You need of Some hot sauce (optional, if desired).

Momo (dumplings) is one of Nepal's most popular dishes which can be eaten as an entree or as mains. It's a dumpling filled with meat or vegetables as well. Fresh Nepali MO: MO: What is MO:MO: (मःमः)(Dumpling). Momo is a type of steamed dumpling with filling of Meat or Vegetables.

Nepali dumplings (Mo:Mo) instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl, put the meat and pour the oil on it..
  2. In the meantime, put the onion, cilantro, and cabbage in a blender and blend it. The purpose is to chop it fine, and not a smooth paste. Once it is chopped finely in the blender, pour it in the bowl with the meat..
  3. Add the remaining of the ingredients to the bowl and mix the entire mixture really well. (Hand mixing works best!).
  4. Let it marinate in the fridge while you prepare rest of the steps..
  5. While the meat mixture is marinating, make the achaar (sauce). Chop the tomatoes and onions in quarters. Chop the cilantro bunch in half..
  6. In a small pot, add the oil and heat it for a minute in medium heat. Add the onions and cook it until it's translucent- about 5 minutes..
  7. Add the tomato quarters in the pot and cook until tomatoes start to release juice..
  8. Once the tomatoes start to release juice, add the turmeric, salt, garlic, and ginger. Cook for another minute..
  9. Add the cumin and cook for about 1 minute. Add the broth, lower heat, and summer it for about 5 minutes. If the broth in the mixture starts to evaporate and the mixture becomes dry, pour a little more broth. At the end of the 5 minutes, you would want the mixture to be a little brothy!.
  10. Take the pot out of the heat and let it cool for a few minutes. Then, pour all of the tomato mixture in a blender. Add the cilantro to the blender and blend really well..
  11. Refrigerate the sauce while you follow the remaining steps for dumplings..
  12. Set up the steamer and heat some water in the steamer base so that the water steam is ready. In the meantime, wrap the marinated meat mixture in the wraps..
  13. Ideally, take a fork, and place a small fork-full of meat mixture in the center of the wrap. Rub some water on the edges of the wrap and seal all the edges together. Make sure that all corners and sealed. Repeat until you run out of the meat, or the wrap!.
  14. Once the meat mixture has been wrapped and the water is boiling, put the Momos in the steamer and steam it for 20 minutes. If the steamer has two tiers, make sure that you switch the tiers at 10 minute mark, so that each tier of Momos are cooked properly..
  15. Once cooked, remove the Momos from the steamer and serve immediately. To serve, add the desired amount of the Momos in a bowl and pour some chilled achaar over it..
  16. Refrigerate the leftover Momos and achaar. Eat within 3 days..

This Dish is believed to be of Tibetan Origin and spread to neighbouring countries. Mo Mo est un des rares endroits à Bruxelles où la sincérité et l'authenticité rime avec le bien manger. Momo est le nom tibétain pour désigner les fameux raviolis tibétains. Ils sont encore méconnu dans notre région, c'est pourquoi, nous avons choisi ce nom pour nos. If you're up for a challenge, try making these tasty momos, a version of Chinese steamed dumplings filled with pork, coriander, chillies and ginger.

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