Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Zero Oil Snacks


This is undoubtedly an innovative low calorie snack! flour wrappers are filled with a healthy filling of broccoli and bean sprouts, and steamed to make an appetizing snack. Follow the exact procedure and make the world's best momos!

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Makes 8 momos


For The Momo Wrapper

1/3 cup plain flour (maida)
salt to taste

To Be Mixed Into A Filling

1/3 cup blanched and finely chopped broccoli
1/4 cup chopped bean sprouts
1/2 tsp ginger-green chilli paste
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
2 tsp plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste

Other Ingredients

1 tbsp plain flour (maida) mixed with 1 tbsp water


For the momo wrapper

  1. Sieve the flour and salt together.
  2. Add warm water gradually and knead well to make a soft dough.
  3. Knead for a while till the dough is quite smooth and keep aside for 30 minutes, covered with a damp muslin cloth.
  4. Divide the dough into 8 equal portions.
  5. Roll out each portion into a 75 mm. (3") diameter circle to make a momo wrapper.
  6. Keep aside, covered with a damp muslin cloth.

How to proceed

  1. Place a momo wrapper on a flat dry surface and put 2 tsp of the stuffing in the centre.
  2. Apply the flour paste along the edges and fold over to make a semi-circle.
  3. Pinch at the outer rim.
  4. Repeat with the remaining momo wrappers and stuffing to make 7 more momos.
  5. Arrange the momos in a steamer plate and steam for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve hot.

Recipe Source: Momos

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