Thursday, May 3, 2012

Wheat Flour Veggy Modakas (Momos)

Wheat flour Veggy Modakas are healthy food and you can have them for break fast or dinner or as evening snack.

Things Needed:
Wheat Flour : 2 cups
Mixed Vegetables : 2 cups. ( Beans, Carrots and Peas).
Green chilly: 2
Salt : to taste
Water : required
Coriander leaves : 2 Table spoons.
Jeera: 1 Tea spoon
Ginger: an inch
Ghee : 2 Table spoons.
Method : Cut beans . carrots , green chilly and ginger into small pieces.  Boil these vegetables and peas ( fresh)  with required water until soft.
Put wheat flour in a big bowl and add a spoon of ghee and mix well . Add little salt and prepare dough using required water. It should be chapati dough consistency.  keep this dough aside.
Now take a pan and keep it on a fire. Put 1 spoon of ghee and add jeera and cut ginger. Fry them for a few seconds and add cut vegetables and peas mix well. Add little water and cook till soft. Add required salt  and mix well. Let all the water disappear from the vegetables. Now add coriander leaves and keep it aside.
Now prepare small balls from the dough and flatten them using little wheat flour and a chapati roller.
Place a spoonful of cooked vegetables and cover this from all side and give a Modak shape. Prepare all the Vegetable balls as same and arrange them on a  plate.( Steel or aluminium plate).
Cook these Veggy Modaks in a Idli cooker or Pressure cooker for 10 minutes.
Serve these Veggy Modakas with coconut chutney or Pickle or Tomato Ketchup.
Note : Can add potatoes to these veggy mixture.  Can serve this with ghee to increase the taste of Veggy Modakas.

12 to 15 Veggy Modakas can be prepared.


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  2. Healthy recipe,sure will try.It would be great if you add pics to your recipes

  3. Hello Shivu....
    Thanks for the compliment....Please do try and let me that You liked it.
    Sure will post pics....

  4. Madam Nice recipe.
    Thanks for sharing.
    If you can, please add photos and also some category wise index to your blog so that it's easier for us to search for the recipe.
    Thanks once again

  5. Thanks Swarna......will add photos ..and will update as you said..
    Thanks for the suggestion

  6. Hi...
    Yet another yummy one I like momos I used to make it with maida now will give your recipe a try

    Yes Please photo photos

    Thank You

  7. Hello Vishku....Surely try this ..Its nice but the taste differ a bit ....yep ..will click and post the photos