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Authentic Chicken Momos Recipe from Nepal

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History of Authentic Chicken Momos Recipe from Nepaldates back to as early as the fourteenth century in Nepal. Momo was initially a Newari (Himalayish language spoken in the Kathmandu valley of Nepal) food in Katmandu valley. It was later introduced to Tibet by a Nepalese princess who was married to a Tibetan king in the late fifteenth century.

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Authentic Chicken Momos Recipe from Nepal
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Authentic Chicken Momos Recipe from Nepal 

recipe of chicken momos is a very easy recipe with very less equipment and ingredients to make.

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Chicken Momos recipe | chicken momo recipe in hindi

The first thing that i shall do after this lockdown is over is to have chicken momos at andheri opposite city mall. But what to do till then ? Maybe make momos at your home ? It isnt that hard and also satisfies your craving of momos. Enjoy this with sweet mayonnaise and red chuttney
Prep Time 35 mins
Cook Time 1 hr
Total Time 1 hr 35 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Nepali
Servings 20 pieces
Calories 84 kcal



  • 200 gm All Purpose Flour
  • as per taste Salt for taste
  • ½ tsp oil
  • Water


  • 200 gms Chicken leg boneless minced
  • 40 gms Coriander leaves and stalk
  • 5 gms Ginger Garlic Paste
  • 1 no. Chopped ginger
  • 1 tbsp Vinegar
  • tsp Soya Sauce
  • as per taste Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper or white pepper powder
  • 100 ml Water
  • 1 no. Chopped green chillies
  • 1 no. medium sized chopped onion


  • Combine all purpose flour, salt and oil in a bowl and mix well.
  • Add water part by part and knead it into a semi-soft dough.
  • Cover this dough and let it rest for atleast 20 mins.
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  • In a bowl, take minced meat, chopped corriander and ginger.
  • Add ginger garlic paste, vinegar ,green chillies, onion and black pepper. Add salt at the end while filling into the momos.
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If you can't get minced chicken just put boneless small pieces with all other ingredients in the food processor and just pulse for 3 or 4 time till coarsely minced.

  • After 20 mins rest, make small balls of dough.
  • Flattened them with rolling pin till it forms small discs
  • Put 2 or 3 tsp filling in the middle of the flattened dough and make into different momos shapes.
  • Then steam them for 15 to 20 mins or till the chicken is cooked
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While researching about the origin of this recipe, various stories and facts were found and hence was decided to write a separate blog about it. So stay tuned for that.

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