Momo, the world famous South Asian dumpling that is native to Tibet, Nepal, Bhutan, Sikkim and Darjeeling, is undeniably the most popular snack of the country today. Even Delhiites’ love for momos knows no bounds! Delhi has many places that serve amazing varieties. So we have brought you a list of top 12 places in Delhi that are worth your visit for next momo trail.
1. Brown Sugar
Café Brown Sugar is a popular hangout joint located in South Delhi that has expanded so rapidly since it launched. This is mostly known for the momos that they serve. True momo lovers, this is your heaven. Along with the usual steamed momos wrapped in wheat they also serve tandoori momos and gravy momos where they top it up with a sauce of your choice. They even serve some terrific options for health-conscious eaters. Once you’re there, must try their Spinach, Mushroom Momos, Chicken Schezwan Tandoori Momos with spicy garlic sauce.
Where: M-26 1st Floor, Greater Kailash 1 Rd, M Block, Greater Kailash I, Market, New Delhi, Delhi 110048
2. Momo’s Point
This inexpensive restaurant in Delhi serves one of the best tandoori momos where you will always see swarms of people who are madly in love with their momos. Their menu has steamed and fried veg and non-veg momos but they have a flavour of their own which is quite unique. Their Masala Momos is what attracts the momo lovers there. Also, they have recently started selling Pasta Momos and created quite a buzz in the market. They also have Chinese, Thai, Japanese and Korean cuisines. Starting at Rs 70, you can definitely try out this budget special when you’re around North Delhi.
Where: 27 UB, Jawahar Nagar, Kamla Nagar, New Delhi
3. Dolma Aunty
When we are talking about the best momos, it wouldn’t be fair to forget about Dolma Aunty’s Momos. It’s the oldest momos joint in Delhi that serves the most authentic and affordable momos. You may get deceived by the look of it and think that their taste wouldn’t be great but in reality, this stall has momos that taste amazing. They are mainly known for their chicken and veg steamed momos. Every momo lover in Delhi has at least once enjoyed a plate of hot momos by this lady. Be it the crispy fried momos, or the gooey steamed momos, each plate here comes with a fiery hot red chutney.
Where: D 44, Central Market, Lajpat Nagar 2, Delhi
4. Giri Momos & Chinese Fast Food
This shop in Pitampura is known for its variety of momos. They serve over 70 different kinds of momos. From chicken, mutton and prawn to paneer, soyabean and mushroom, they have it all. They also have 7 types of dishes accompanying the classic momo. We love the Afghani, tandoori, fried, steamed and other mixes. This takeaway joint really makes life so much easier for us. They are mainly praised for their Cocktail and Afghani Momos. Ever tried Mozzarella momos? You can find that too here. There’s plenty of both non-vegetarian as well as veggie options.
Where: Shop 26, ND Market, Pitampura, New Delhi
5. Hunger Strike
South Delhi has another joint too that has good number of audience. Hunger Strike is a fast-food chain takeaway restaurant which is especially known for its Tandoori Momos. They also keep steamed momo as well as fried momos. Their momos are not just mouth-watering, but they’ve got the perfect twist. The marinated momos are topped with yoghurt gravy, mint chutney, coriander leaves and onions. Their crispy and juicy momos are going to make you want them again and again whenever hunger strikes. But here’s a little tip that you need to have the patience and the stamina to actually wait it out. Hunger Strike gets terribly crowded, especially during the evenings when it becomes the hub for every momo-lover out there.
Where: Shop 7, C 28, Amar Colony, Lajpat Nagar 4, New Delhi
6. Dilli Haat
We absolutely love Dilli Haat for its food along with other regional stalls. And being a momo lover, it’s a sin to not try momos at Nagaland, Mizoram and Sikkim stalls. They offer mouth-watering and filling momos along with a spicy chutney and a soup. They are so satisfying that you might want to keep these as your starters as well as your main course. They are juicy, succulent and go perfectly well with a glass of fruit beer be it winters or humid summers. So next time, when you are on your shopping spree in Dilli Haat, you know where to head to after that!
Where: Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi
QD’s is known to be the first place in Delhi to serve momo with a tandoori twist. This place is always crowded and their tandoori momos are a big hit. QD’s is a restaurant chain that has many outlets over Delhi. The most famous ones are in Lajpat Nagar and Hudson Lane. You can drop in for a quick bite at any of these outlets and the taste of their tandoori momos will surprise you. They also serve the usual steamed momos. Additionally, they serve soups and thukpas too which are also crowd favorite. When it comes to good food with great ambience, QD’s tops every college student’s list. They are also known to serve delicious Chinese cuisine.
Where: I-1A, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi
8. Wow Momos
Wow Momos is the ultimate destination for momos lovers in Delhi. They let you experiment with their dim sums. They have every kind that your mind can conceive of- Chocolate Momos, Momo Burgers and so many more. Their momos are so succulent and filled with flavours. Also the dips served along with it is so wonderful that you can never miss an opportunity to enjoy it again. It’s not only their momos alone, but the bright yellow board with its quirky prints on the outside will lure you to Wow! Momos. After that, you’ll keep coming back for more. You should definitely try the Pan Fried Chicken Momos in Szechwan Sauce, the Tandoori Chicken Momos and the Chicken Momo Burger!
Where: Ground Floor, City Centre Mall, Sector 12 Dwarka, Dwarka; and many other outlets
9. Chalte Firte
Also read: Kurkure Momos In Delhi
This restaurant in North Delhi is known for serving lip-smacking momos and continental dishes. Gravy momos are their specialty and you can get them in the variants of tandoori, afghani, fried or steamed momos. And did we tell you that they have more than 100 variants in Momos and about types of Tandoori momos. One must try all their offerings and the best part about them is that they do home delivery too. Their must try include Mozzarella Cheese Momos, Akhha Paneer, Paneer Makhani, Steamed Butter Masala Momos and Afghani Momos.
Where: Aggarwal Plaza, Shop 23 & 24, Prashant Vihar, New Delhi
10. Yeti – The Himalayan Kitchen
With Aloo Momos being their specialty, Yeti’s is an absolute must try for the lovers of North Eastern food. This lovely themed restaurant serves really tasty momos that too at pocket-friendly prices. If you love your Momos dipped in a divine broth, then Yeti is tailor-made till perfection for you. This place welcomes you with traditional Himalayan music and an interesting range of cuisines. Their best ones to try are Newari Momos, Aloo Momos and Mt. Everest Momos which are served with sesame and chilli sauces.
Where: M-20, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 2, New Delhi
11. Wong’s Kitchen
When we said that Rohini is becoming a food hub day by day, we meant it! There are so many amazing stalls and shops there that serve some delicious delicacies. One such food stop is Wong’s Kitchen. Nestled in Rohini’s DDA market, this place is literally a food heaven. It’s a takeaway joint which serves toothsome momos, rolls, chaap and other scrumptious stuff. This is a newly opened outlet which deserves all the foodies’ attention immediately. Their Tandoori Momos are to die for! They are the first ones in Delhi to serve Pizza Momos and trust us when we say it that perfect is an understatement here. They are finger-licking great. Other things that you must try is their Peri Peri Fries, KFC Chicken Momos and Kurkure Momos.
Where: Shop 31, CSC2, DDA Market, Sector 9, Rohini, New Delhi
12. Echoes Café
Echoes is the only differently-abled café in Delhi which is managed by mute and deaf staff. It’s not only special because of its theme but also for its delectable food. But what’s the best one is their perfectly cooked Tandoori Momos. Fully loaded with veggies served with tasty Schezwan and Mint dips. They serve some other yummy options too like Pav Bhaji, Fiery Chicken, Baked Cheesy Nachos and Lemon Garlic Chicken. They don’t have much variety in momos but their tandoori momos in both veg and non veg options are worth a visit.
Where: 1st, 17, Satyaniketan Marg, Satya Niketan, South Moti Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi 110021