It's not a secret that Delhiites love momos, so much so that a food guide for Delhi would be incomplete with the mention of momos. Our love story with momos has gone from strength to strength, with multiple restaurants and street side vendors serving scrumptious varieties of it. From tandoori and fried ones to the classic steamed ones, you can find all sorts of momos on every second street of Delhi to fix your hunger pangs. Momos has always found a lover in every age group - from young, old, middle-aged to little kids; and across vegetarians and non-vegetarians alike. It might have its roots in the north-eastern cuisine, yet Delhi has given it a unique twist of flavours that we fondly call it our own.
Yummy little dumplings stuffed with meat, vegetable and even cottage cheese filling has a massive fan-following that the food capital proudly boasts of as its own street food. Go to any area in Delhi and you'll find people raving about a local momo stall that serves piping hot, mouth-watering momos in a different way. Some would serve them with oodles of cheese, while others would top them with oregano or toss them in some chilli sauce. While that local momo stall right across your street might be the best one you've had, we have some other momo places across Delhi listed here that every momo lover should definitely try!
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11 Momo Places You Should Try In Delhi
-2520, 1st Floor, Hudson Lane, Kingsway Camp, Delhi University-GTB Nagar, New Delhi.
-Multiple other outlets.
Ask anyone in Delhi for the best tandoori momos and without batting an eyelid, they would name QD's! QD's is known to dish out some scrumptious dishes but their signature tandoori momos are simply the best. Bomb-sized momos, loaded with spices and chaat masala, their momos will definitely taking you back, after you've tried them.
2. Momo's Point
27 UB, Jawahar Nagar, Kamla Nagar, New Delhi.
Probably one of those places every broke college student loves to hang out at, in North Campus. Momo's Point serves some delectable steamed veg and chicken momos besides several delicious Chinese dishes. They've also added shakes and mocktails to their menu that are worth trying.
3. Turant Van
Opposite FICCI Auditorium, Mandi House, New Delhi.
If you've been around the buzzing Mandi House area for any of the plays that keep happening there, this popular momo place is hard to miss! Tucked in the corner right opposite FICCI auditorium, Turant is a small van serving drool-worthy momos along with some amazing chilli potatoes, spring rolls and other Chinese dishes. One visit and you'll know how much people love it to park their cars there and throng the place every day.
4. Stall Next To Depaul's, Janpath
Janpath Market, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
We just can't get over the soft and succulent chicken momos here! The small momo stall right besides Depaul's and in front of Hair n Shanti salon in Janpath market; sells some delicious veg, chicken and paneer momos perfectly steamed to drool over!
- Shop D 44, Central Market, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi.
- Bungalow Road, Kamla Nagar, New Delhi.
One of the most popular momo places in Delhi, Dolma Aunty has a different fan-following altogether. One of the oldest momo joints in town, Dolma Aunty dishes out yummy tandoori, crispy fried and gooey steamed momos that you would definitely keep going back for.
6. King's Momos
PVR Anupam Complex, Community Centre, Saket, New Delhi.
A small stall in the Anupam complex in Saket, King's Momos serves a delicious plate of chicken momos that are succulent, flavourful and simply melt-in-your-mouth delicacy. We are not getting over it anytime soon!
7. Karan Momos
Block-29, East Patel Nagar, New Delhi.
If you are someone who loves the combination of mayonnaise with momos, this place is the one for you. Picture a plate of steamed momos topped with oodles of mayo on top and seasoned with oregano; aren't you slurping already?
8. Dilli Haat INA- Sikkim Tourism Stall
11, Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi.
Your 'Dilli darshan' is just incomplete without a visit to Dilli Haat in INA and while you are there, you can't afford to miss out on a plate of toothsome steamed momos at the Sikkim stall. Pair it with a chilled mug of fruit beer and you are good to go.
- 30, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi.
- B41, B Block, Inner Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi.
Oh! The huge juicy steamed momos from Yeti! The mere mention has got us craving for them all over again. Yeti does succulent chicken and mutton momos besides some authentic north-eastern delicacies like no other, and that is what makes us go back to the place every now and then.
10. Hunger Strike
- C-9, Amar Colony Market, Amar Colony, New Delhi.
- Multiple other outlets.
We wouldn't have seen a delicious combination of Indian flavours with north-eastern momos, had it not been for Hunger Strike. A sumptuous plate of Chicken Afghani tandoori momos stands true to how momos are synonymous to this place for a foodie.
11. Brown Sugar
- M-73, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 1, New Delhi.
- Multiple other outlets.
The great expansion of Brown Sugar from a humble takeaway place to standalone restaurants across the city is proof enough of how Delhiites love Brown Sugar and its appetising momos that are satiating for a momo lover's soul.
While these are some of the many momo places that Delhi proudly boasts of, let us know your favourite ones (if they are not on the list) that we can try too!