Eating MoMo in Nepal

Eatinig MoMo in Nepal is perhaps the most popular gastronomical activity in Nepal. What Mc Donald’s is for Americans, MoMo is for Nepalese. MoMo has its origins in Tibetan MoMo which again has its origin in Chinese dumpling. MoMo is eaten usually as afternoon snacks although it is also preferred as lunch and dinner.

How to make MoMo?

MoMo made of buff, chicken meat or veg is more common. To prepare MoMo is quite easy: What you need is flour, salt, baking powder (optional) with oil, onion and garlic added to taste.  MoMo is cooked by direct steam heat and is served with delicious spices or chutni. MoMo comes in both round and elongated shape and a plate consists of 10 MoMo dumplings.

Where to find best MOMO in Kathmanddu?

It is undoubtedly one of the cheapest and tastiest foods available in Nepal. MoMo is available in every city, town and village in Nepal, from local restaurant to five-star hotel. Everest Momo and Bota Momo are two of the famous outlets for Momo lovers for its typical ingredients and preparation. In tourist area like Thamel, Yangling has been serving the best Momo to tourist and locals for over 20 years. Likewise, New Orleans, Black olive, Gaia, Dalles Momo, Momo hut, Rosemerry kitchen also serves best Momos in Thamel.

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