Momo. Tibetan Dish in Nepal.

Momo is a type of steamed bun with or without filling. Momo has become a traditional delicacy in Nepal, Tibet and among Nepalese/Tibetan communities in Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling district. It is one of the most popular fast foods in many regions of Nepal populated with people of Tibetan or Himalayan origin. – Wikipedia


I had Momo in Pohkara, Nepal three years ago, in a Tibetan restaurant. Though Momo was originated from Tibet, it’s rather popular in Nepal.

Momo has many versions range from chicken, beef, pork, water buffalo or vegetables, steamed or pan-ried. Served with tomato base dipping sauce, Momo can be served as starter or a main course.

Momo is best served with Tongba – a millet-based alcoholic beverage, a very popular drink among the locals.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s