Momo is a standout amongst the most conventional dishes in Nepal. Also Known as dumplings made with a spoonful of stuffing wrapped in dough. Momos are generally steamed, however, they are served in various delicious ways. The filing of meat or vegetables winds up plainly juicy as it creates a seriously enhanced soup sealed inside the wrappers.

Momos are a customary delicacy in Nepal that suits to every Nepali palate. Kathmandu valley is mostly popular for Nepali buff momos however momo doesn’t always have to be of buff meat. Nowadays there are veg momos, chicken momos, mutton momos served in restaurants as per the public demand.

Some Popular Momo Junctions around Kathmandu Valley

If you are around Kathmandu Valley do visit these famous Nepalese restaurants near you that serve delicious buff momos with mouthwatering chutney. Apart from buff momos they also serve other varieties of heavenly beautiful momos.

  • Narayan Dai ko Masangalli ko famous Momo
  • New Everest Momo center
  • Dharahara ko Momo
  • Momo Magic
  • Momo Mantra
  • Halal Momo
  • Delicious Momo

Momo is served with momo ko achar or momo chutney. Without momo chutney momo is tasteless, it adds extra flavor to the momo making it more delectable and appetizing. Buff momos are mostly popular in street food and local eateries served with jhol achar. You can experience numerous versions of momo achar served in Nepalese restaurants.

 Ingredients for Buff MoMo

  • All-purpose flour
  • Buff Mince
  • 3 finely chopped onion
  • Finely chopped cabbage
  • Chopped fresh coriander
  • Few finely chopped scallions( spring onion)
  • Ginger-garlic paste
  • Butter or Ghee
  • Garam Masala( cumin, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, pepper)
  • Salt
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric powder
  • Chili Powder (as per your preference)

Let’s make it

1: Setting up the stuffing: In one big bowl mix all the above fixings and then ensure it’s altogether blended. Let it cool for 20-30 minutes.

2: Setting up the patties: You can purchase effectively ready-made patties from some store or you can prepare by yourself using flour.

i) First of all take a big bowl to make a dough. Add a one bowl of plain flour, salt and one tablespoon of oil. Knead the dough by adding warm or normal water thoroughly to make a perfect dough. 

ii) Wrap it in plastic and left it for 3-4 hours

iii) Remove the plastic and divide the dough into small balls. Stretch out into a thin round shape to fill the mince

4: And then wrap it as per your design

5: After that steam it in a steamer for 5-7 minutes and then serve it with spicy momo ko achar

Buff Momo