Easy Homemade Mutton Momos Recipe

mutton momos

The name “momos” is enough for everyone to get a mouth-watering feeling, and who doesn’t love momos? We are all fans of different types of momos, like vegetable momos, chicken momos, tandoori momos, etc. But have you ever tried mutton momos?

Mutton momos are steamed dumplings that are stuffed with a flavourful filling prepared with mutton, vegetables, spices & other interesting ingredients. I like to enjoy mutton momos with hot and spicy momos chutney. It’s time to savour your taste buds with this simple mutton momos recipe and enjoy your day!

How To Make Mutton Momos?

mutton momos

Mutton Momos Recipe

Simantini Singh Deo
This is a simple & delicious mutton momos recipe next time you are craving spicy & flavourful momos at your home. Try out these steamed mutton momos today!
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Main Course, Snack
Cuisine Asian, Nepalese, Tibetan
Servings 6 people


  • 2 Large Mixing Bowl
  • Momo Steamer


For The Dough

  • 2 Cups Of All-Purpose Flour
  • Water As Required
  • A Pinch Of Salt

For The Filling

  • 500 g Mutton Minced
  • 1 Large Onion Finely Chopped
  • ½ Cup Of Cabbage Finely Chopped
  • ½ Cup Of Carrot Finely Chopped
  • ¼ Cup Of Spring Onions Finely Chopped
  • 1 To 2 inch Ginger Finely Minced
  • 3 Garlic Cloves Finely Minced
  • 2 Green Chillies Finely Chopped
  • 5 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 5 tsp Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Of Garam Masala
  • ½ tsp Of Cumin Powder
  • Salt As Required
  • Black Pepper Powder As Required
  • Fresh Coriander Leaves Chopped
  • 2 tbsp Of Oil


For Making The Dough

  • Take a large mixing bowl and add the all-purpose flour and salt as required.
  • Now add the water gradually so that the content of water remains proper or doesn’t exceed.
  • Knead the mixture until it becomes soft and stiff for a few minutes. Now, cover the dough with a wet cloth and let it rest for at least 30 minutes.

For Making The Filling

  • In a large mixing bowl, add all the filling ingredients and combine well.
  • Cover the filling and marinate for about 30 minutes. Keep in the refrigerator as this enables the ingredients to impart their flavours.

For Making The Momos

  • Knead the dough once again and then divide it into small & equal sizes. The dough balls should be 1 inch.
  • Take the working board and dust it with flour. Now, roll a dough ball between your palms and gently flatten it.
  • Using a rolling pin, roll the flattened piece of dough into a momos wrapper.
  • 4Make sure to make the edges thinner than the central part. The centre part should be slightly thicker.
  • This way, roll out the remaining dough balls and stack all of them with all-purpose flour or place them on a plate dusted with flour. Do not forget to keep them covered every time.
  • Add sufficient filling in the middle of the wrapper and seal the momos with any method you prefer.
  • Pinch to seal one edge of the momo and begin pleating to the other end of the momo to ensure closure of the stuffed momos.
  • Add water as required into the steamer and heat it up. Apply some oil to the momos steamer to prevent the mutton momos from getting stuck.
  • Now, place the momos in the steamer, but make sure not to place them too close to each other.
  • Steam the mutton momos for about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Once they are ready, serve the mutton momos with red & spicy momos chutney.


  • You can use the cooking oil of your choice, such as vegetable oil, sunflower oil or groundnut oil. 
  • Also, always add sufficient water to the steamer and bring it to a boil before adding the momos to the steamer.
  • You can replace the mutton with chicken, pork or beef.
Keyword Mutton Momos

Shelf Life

It’s best to consume mutton momos when served hot, but if you prefer storing them, then they can be stored in an airtight container for at least 1 to 2 weeks in the refrigerator.


Preparing a batch of mutton momos all by yourself isn’t just about cooking and enjoying the flavours, but it’s also about your journey of leveraging your culinary experience. Mutton momos have a delicious taste that you will keep going back to this recipe, I promise! Moreover, don’t forget to comment down your thoughts below!


What Are Mutton Momos Made Of?

Mutton momos are delicious steamed dumplings stuffed with different ingredients such as minced mutton, onion, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, gram masala and more.

What Are The Two Different Types Of Momos?

Basically, there are two types of momos — veg momos and non-veg momos. Veg momos are stuffed with a mixture of finely chopped vegetables like onion, cabbage, carrots, garlic, etc. Whereas, non-veg momos are stuffed with minced meat like chicken, mutton, or pork.

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