Chicken Noodle Momos

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What are Momos?

Momos are steamed dumplings stuffed with veggies, chicken or minced meat. Originated in the regions of South and East Asia, Momos are now a popular Indian street food also served in most of the restaurants.

Momos are basically of two types, steamed and fried which are usually served with a sauce or a dip. There are variety of them that are prepared and served all across the world with a variety or fillings and sauces. Right from veg, chicken, soup to tandoori momos each one has its own wonderful flavor and taste.

I was planning to make them for quite sometime now and I also had some left over Chicken Noodles in my fridge from the previous night. So I decided it would be a good idea to use these as a stuffing for my momos. I usually use noodle stuffings for fried dumplings and spring rolls and this time it was Chicken Noodle Momos – served with Hot Sauce!! This Hot Sauce is also called Sriracha Sauce which is a type of hot sauce or chilli sauce made from chilli peppers. Along with the recipe for Chicken Noodle Momos, I have also shared the recipe for Hot Sauce below.

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Chicken Noodle Momos Recipe


For the Dough

  • 1 1/2 cup maida / all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • Salt per taste
  • Water for kneading

For the Filling:Refer to my recipe for Chicken Noodles

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  • Knead a medium soft dough using all ingredients mentioned above for the dough.
  • Roll the dough in thin, small circular flat pieces as shown below and add the chicken noodles filling in the centre.
  • Cover in a half-moon or crescent shape as shown below.
  • Seal the edges, press a little from the centre and join the two corners as in the image below.
  • Prepare all dumplings as above.
  • Heat water in a pot or a steamer, grease it with some oil just so that they don’t stick to the pan and place all the dumplings on it.
  • Steam on a medium flame till done.
  • You will know it is done with it starts to look transparent.
  • Do not over steam it else it will become chewy.
  • Chicken Noodle Momos are ready. Serve hot with any dip or sauce of your choice.

I have serve Chicken Noodle Momos with Hot Sauce.

Hot Sauce | Sriracha Sauce

  • 1 cup dry red chillies (deseeded and soaked for an hour)
  • 1 cup red jalapeno chillies
  • 4 to 5 garlic gloves
  • 1 tbsp or more vinegar
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce


  • In an blender, add all above ingredients and blend till it makes a smooth paste.
  • You can serve this sauce as is or if you want to make it more saucy, add a tbsp of oil to a pan and add 1 tbsp of minced garlic. Saute for few seconds and now add this paste.
  • In a cup add 1 tsp corn flour and 2 tbsp water to make a slurry.
  • Add this slurry and cook till one boil or till till becomes saucy.
  • Hot Sauce is now ready to serve.
  • Enjoy with Hot Momos or any starters of your choice.

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