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Paneer momos on a gray plate with chutney in a small bowl to the side.

Homemade Paneer Momo (Steamed or Pan Fried) Vegetable Paneer Momos

Shilpa Joshi
Vegetable paneer momos are dumplings with a big burst of flavor which are served with a street style tomato - chilli momo chutney. They are easy to make at home and are commonly served as an appetizer, side dish or snack.
5 from 6 votes
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 32 mins
Course Appetizer, lunch, Side Dish, Snack
Cuisine Indian, indian chinese
Servings 16 momos
Calories 25 kcal

Equipment

  • Steamer
  • Bowl for mixing

Ingredients
  

Paneer Momo Stuffing

  • ½ cup cabbage shredded, 25g
  • ¼ cup carrot shredded, 20g
  • ½ cup paneer crumbled or small cubes, 60g
  • 4 tbsp spring onions chopped
  • 1 tsp ginger blended
  • 1 tsp green chillies blended
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce

Momo Wrapper - ready made or from scratch your option

  • ready made wonton wrappers OR
  • 1 cup all purpose or wheat flour
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp oil

"Paste" to seal momos

  • 1 tbsp all purpose flour
  • tbsp water

Instructions
 

  • If you are not using ready made won ton wrappers - mix all purpose flour, water, oil and salt to form dough. Should not be sticky. Cover and let rest.
    Momo wrapper dough
  • Prepare stuffing ingredients.
    Veg paneer momos ingredients.
  • Mix stuffing ingredients. Put into a cheesecloth and lightly squeeze to reduce excess moisture.
    Paneer momo stuffing on a cheesecloth ready to be squeezed to drain water.
  • Mix all purpose flour and water to form slurry which will be a "paste" or sealant for momos.
    All purpose flour and water in a bowl
  • Either roll out small discs or use pre-made wonton wrappers to make momos. Put the all purpose slurry around the edge of the wrapper. Spoon 1 tbsp of filling in center and close. See pictures in post above for how to make shapes.
    Paneer momo filling on a wonton wrapper
  • Set up a steamer to steam momos for about 12-13 minutes. Cover and steam.
    Paneer momos in a steamer
  • Once the momos are translucent or have a shiney sheen you will know they are ready.
    Steamed paneer momos
  • Serve with chutney!
    Paneer momos on a gray plate with chutney in a small bowl to the side.

Nutrition

Calories: 25kcalCarbohydrates: 1gProtein: 1gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 188mgPotassium: 16mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 352IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 37mgIron: 1mg
Keyword indo chinese, momo, paneer momo, veg paneer momo
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