Monsoon Special; Jhol Momos For Dinner
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The variety of available street food is what immediately comes to mind when we think about Indian cuisine. Indian street food is all about indulging, offering everything from spicy to mild to sweet to fried, grilled, and even baked options. Momos are a popular street food that has won many people over. Some people prefer steamed momos, while others favour tandoori momos. However, we have a great recipe for jhol momos that you absolutely must try if you want to add a taste variation to this dish. Momo Jhol Achar, also known as Jhol momos, is a speciality of Kathmandu that is served in a flavorful soup. The soup is usually made with a variety of vegetables, herbs, and spices that are all cooked together, including tomatoes, onions, chile, sesame seeds, garlic, and other spices. Jhol momos are a traditional dish from Nepal that can also be made vegetarian. However, the traditional form uses minced meat. The jhol momos is unquestionably a full meal, even though most Nepalis view momos as more of a snack than a meal. Its flavour warms you from the inside out and is satisfying, substantial, and savoury.

Here's how you can make Jhol momos at home-


1. Minced chicken 1/2 cup

2. All-purpose flour 1 tbsp

3. Garlic 1 tbsp

4. Ginger 1 tsp

5. Salt 1 tbsp

6. Oil 1/2 cup

7. Tomato Puree 1 tsp

8. Red chilli powder 1 tsp

9. Sesame seeds

10. Sugar ½ tsp

11. Lemon 1 tbsp

12. Turmeric 1 tsp

13. Pepper

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1. Take minced meat and season it with masalas and garlic to make momos.

2. To make a dough for the momos, combine all-purpose flour, salt, and oil.

3. After stuffing the momos with the filling, roll out the dough.

4. Next, toast some sesame seeds before making the jhol. Cook thoroughly after adding tomato puree and garlic.

5. Next, add the ginger, turmeric, salt, and red chilli. Once it begins to thicken, add the water and sugar and bring it to a boil. Lemon juice should be added after turning off the burner.

6. Place the momos in a bowl with the jhol.

 7. Serve warm.