Momo – the word itself can make anybody salivate. With its juicy delectable fillings and spicy hot sauce, it is simply irresistible. Isn’t it? Originated in China and passed through the streets of Nepal to the Himalayan regions, this tiny, delicious treat has surely made a secure spot in the culinary world. Now, each state and city have its own version of momos. Be it a stall near your house, a street food fare or an extravagant restaurant, each and every kind of eatery has some unique varieties of momos to offer. From tandoori momos and fiery gravy momos to classic steam momos and crunchy fried momos, there are an array of momos varieties to try from.
In this article, we will introduce you to one such variety of momos known as momo-manchurian. Definitely a savoury combination! If you happen to be a fan of both momos and manchurian then this combination will make you fall in love with fusion food. Made with delectable vegetables or chicken stuffing (basically any stuffing according to your preference) and drizzled in gravy of sauces and chopped veggies, along with seasonings, this innovative recipe is sure to tantalise your taste buds with every single bite of it. So, if you are wondering how to prepare this combo of momos and manchurian at home? We have got you covered.
Here’s how you can make momo manchurian | Momo Manchurian Recipe:
Got leftover momos at home? Here’s how you can use them. Let’s start off with manchurian gravy. For this, all you need to do is heat oil in a pan, add ginger garlic paste and some chopped veggies along with black pepper, salt, soya sauce, vinegar and schezwan chutney. Mix all the ingredients well. Once done, add cornstarch along with a cup of water to make the gravy thick. Stir for 5-6 minutes.
Now, add leftover momos and mix them with the gravy. Cover the pan and let all the ingredients settle. Once done, pour the recipe on the plate, garnish with chopped spring onions and coriander leaves and your dish is ready to relish. Yes, it’s that simple!
Points to remember :
- You can skip adding water if you want to have it as a dry manchurian recipe.
- You can use any filling in the momos according to your preference.
- For crunchy texture, pan fry momos from both the sides and then add them to the gravy.
For the full momo-manchurian recipe, click here.
This recipe is all that you need for a savoury evening snack, try this combo at home to impress your friends and family and let us know their reactions in the comment section below.