Veg Chilli Momos

Deep-fried vegetable momos tossed in a delicious sauce This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

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Veg Chilli Momos

Main Ingredients Refined flour dough, Oil
Cuisine Fusion
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 31-40 minutes
Cook time 16-20 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Spicy
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg

Ingredients list for Veg Chilli Momos

  • as required Refined flour dough rolled out and cut into roundels
  • 2 tablespo to deep fry Oil
  • 1 tablespo teaspoon Garlic chopped
  • 2 Spring onion bulbs finely chopped
  • 1/4 Small carrot peeled and finely chopped
  • 7-8 French beans finely chopped
  • 1/4 Small cabbage finely chopped
  • 6-7 Button mushrooms finely chopped
  • to taste Salt
  • to taste Black peppercorns crushed
  • 1 tablespo teaspoon Soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Ginger chopped
  • 3 Green chillies slit
  • 2 tablespoons Red chilli sauce
  • 1 Medium green capsicum cut into 1 inch dices
  • 1 Medium onion cut into 1 inch dices and layers separated
  • 2 stalks Spring onion greens cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dried red chilli flakes
  • 2 tablespoons Cornflour slurry
  • to garnish Spring onion greens stalks chopped


  1. To make stuffing, heat 1 tbsp oil in a deep non-stick pan, add ¼ tsp garlic, spring onion bulbs, carrot, French beans, cabbage, mushrooms, salt, crushed black peppercorns and ½ tsp soy sauce, mix well and sauté for 2 minutes. Take the pan off the heat and set aside to cool down.
  2. Place some stuffing in the centre of each dough roundel, apply water on the edges, bring them together, seal and give the momos any shape of your choice.
  3. Heat sufficient oil in a deep pan, slide in the momos, a few at a time, and deep-fry till golden and crisp. Drain on absorbent paper.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp oil in a deep non-stick pan, add 1 tbsp garlic, ginger and green chillies and red chilli sauce, mix and sauté for 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add capsicum, onion, spring onion greens, fried momos, red chilli flakes and salt and toss well. Add ¼ cup water, cornflour slurry and soy sauce, mix well and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Transfer onto a serving plate, garnish with chopped spring onion greens and serve hot.