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Wheat Flour Momos Recipe

Japleen Kaur

Recipe by Japleen Kaur

Wheat Flour Momos

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

Total Time

25 Minutes

Ingredients
  • 2 cups wheat flour/atta
  • Water as required to knead.
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cups cabbage, shredded {Avoid in case of thyroid}
  • 1 cup capsicum, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, crushed
  • Salt to taste
  • You do not have to suppress your momo cravings, as we have momos made of whole wheat for your rescue. The recipe is fuss-free as they are prepared just like normal momos.

    Wheat Flour Momos
    1. Prepare the dough and place it aside for rest at least for 30 minutes.
    2. Now, take a large non-stick wok and saute cloves of garlic and onion.
    3. Then, add cabbage and capsicum slightly saute them.
    4. Add in 1 tbsp vinegar, 1/2 tsp pepper and salt to taste.
    5. Mix it well. Your stuffing is ready.
    6. After an hour, take the prepared momo dough and knead well again for a minute.
    7. Pinch a small ball and flatten it. Start to roll it using a rolling pin and make a small, thin circle.
    8. Now take the stuffing and put it in the centre.
    9. Start pleating it and form a bundle.
    10. Then, steam the momos for 10-12 minutes.
    11. Serve the wheat/ atta momos hot and enjoy.

    BENEFITS OF STEAMED FOOD

    • Steam cooking does not involve the use of oil. So there is no addition of any extra fat.
    • Vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage etc., contain anti-cancer compounds which are damaged on overcooking.
    • Steaming these with a small amount of water retains these compounds as such.
    • Moreover, steaming softens the fibres in the food, leaving it more tender and digestible.
    • Also, the food retains its vibrant colours and original flavours.
    • Steaming aids in the preservation of water-soluble B and C vitamins. Minerals like potassium, phosphorus, and zinc are also retained in the cooked vegetables.

    HEALTH BENEFITS

    1. Whole wheat is high in vitamin B, so it aids in energy production.
    2. It also contains fibre, which helps to speed up the digestive process and enhance general metabolism.
    3. Wheat has the largest concentration of antioxidants in the bran and germ layers, which are missing in refined wheat or maida.
    4. Onion, cabbage and capsicum all are rich sources of Vitamin C, which helps build immunity.
    5. Cabbage has a 40% soluble fibre and a 60% insoluble fibre ratio.
    6. Garlic assists in lowering cholesterol and triglyceride levels, thus protecting the heart.
    7. Vinegar is said to be beneficial to diabetics since it promotes insulin action.

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    DISCLAIMER

    Please make sure to consume Whole Wheat Flour Momos Recipe under the guidance of a dietitian/nutritionist.

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