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  • Niles, IL 60714
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  • 3747 Grand Ave
  • Gurnee, IL 60031
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Chicken Momo

Momos or momo is a minced chicken marinated in Nepali spices stuffed in flour wrap and steamed. Served with a special spicy sauce.

Chicken Momo

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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.
Nepali Chicken Momo

Caution: The juice inside Chicken Momo is hotter than the wrapper outside and can burn.

Spice level:

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.

Customers generally preferred Chicken Momo MEDIUM heat. Kids love it mild.

Kids friendly:


Group friendly: Yes

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.

How to order:

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.

Complementary drinks:

Beer(w/spicy) : Haward 5000, Taj Mahal, King Fisher

How to eat:

PS: (Complementary drinks above are not FREE. It is only to highligt the drinks that go best with this food.)

Traditionally Chicken momo or momos is eaten without splitting it half. It should be eatan hot and in whole with sauce as a cooler. Momo or momos sauce can be mild, medium or hot in spice.


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.

How to make Chicken Momo or momos?
Momo or momos Recipe:
The most intersting part of making momo or momos is that everyone can get involved during wrapping. Further detail of making momo or momos:

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Chicken Momo is one of the best items at Himalayan Restaurant. Simply delicious.
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