Momos (Hunza Special)

Here is the momos recipe we learned during out trip to Hunza. Do give it a try and enjoy your cooking. #HappyCookingToYou #FoodFusion #TravelSeries2019

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  • Maida (All-purpose flour) sifted 2 Cups
  • Namak (Salt) ½ tsp
  • Cold water 1 Cup or as required
  • Cooking oil 2 tbs
  • Chicken qeema (Mince) ½ kg
  • Adrak lehsan (Ginger garlic) crushed ½ tbs
  • Namak (Salt) 1 tsp or to taste
  • Kali mirch (Black pepper) crushed ½ tbs
  • Pyaz (Onion) chopped 250 gms
  • Sirka (Vinegar) ½ tbs
  • Soy sauce 1 tbs
  • Pani (Water) as required


In bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt and mix.

Gradually add cold water and knead until dough is formed.

Cover and let it rest for 15 minutes.

In wok,add cooking oil,chicken mince and mix well until changes color.

Add ginger garlic and mix well for 2 minutes.

Add salt,black pepper crushed and mix well.

Add onion and mix well.

Add vinegar,soy sauce and mix well,cover and cook on low flame for 2-3 minutes.

Let it cool.

Knead dough again,sprinkle dry flour and divide the dough into two equal pasts.

Take a dough,make a ball and divide into four equal parts.

Take a dough,sprinkle flour and roll out with the help of rolling pin then cut into round shape with the help of the cutter.

On cutter,place small dough,cooked chicken filling then close the cutter to seal the edges (makes 35).

In pot,add water and bring it to boil,place steam rack,grease with oil and prepared momos.

Cover and steam cook on medium low flame for 20-25 minutes.

Garnish with fresh coriander & serve!


Recipe By: Seema Hanif

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