Chicken Momo or momos Detail:
Chicken Momo is the Nepali version of dumpling. Momo or momos in general has become one of the most popular and sought after food among Nepalese living in Nepal and aboard. There are several different types of momos: spicy C-momo, Pan fried - Kothey Momo, Deep fried momos and open momos. Momos are always served with either soupy sauce or other tomoto based dipping sauce.
The Wrappers for Chicken Momo:
The momo or momos wrapper is usually made with wheat flour. The flour is mixed with water and then flattened into circular or sometimes, square wrappers. Now a days, momo wrapper can be purchased from popular departmental stores.
The filling for Chicken Momo:
Ground chicken, onions, garlic, ginger, scallions, white or black pepper and cilantro are minced and mixed together with Nepali spices.
The filling is enclosed in the wrapper. Most popular shapes of Momo is round. The momo or momos are then steamed and served with sauce (spicy most of the time).
The best way to eat Chicken Momo is to dip it in the sauce without puncturing any hole in it.
Caution: The juice inside Chicken Momo is hotter than the wrapper outside and can burn.
Chicken Momo meat is prepared MILD but the sauce can be made Medium to Hot, Hot or Extra Hot. We suggest to try Momo with Hot Sauce.
Chicken Momo or momos is one of the most the popular dishes in Nepal. It can be found in high scale restaurants, local family dinning as well as at every corner of the city.
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Chicken Momo can be ordered as a starter to munch on with a beer or a cocktail. It is the perfect for kids that prefer mild food.
Beer(w/spicy) : Haward 5000, Taj Mahal, King Fisher
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PS: (Complementary drinks above are not FREE. It is only to highligt the drinks that go best with this food.)
Momo or momos are a traditional delicacy in Tibet, Bhutan, Sikkim, and Nepal. It is one the most popular fast food in those regions. It is also common in places with noticeable Nepalese diaspora, such as Assam, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Himachal Pradesh, and West Bengal (particularly in Darjeeling ). Over the last decade momo or momos have become a very popular street food in many Nepali cities.