A snack or dish that is loved and devoured with equal gusto across the Himalayas – Nepal, Tibet, Bhutan and India is none other than your humble Momo (chances are, you may have had it or are planning to have a plateful today ( if you are in any of the aforementioned places, hills and mountains especially !!)!). This small dumpling made from steamed minced meat/vegetables or other filling of your choice wrapped in wrappers made from flour dough is the undisputed Himalayan comfort food. Find this hard to digest?! Then read this article in CNNGO “Momo Madness: Your all-purpose guide to the versatile Himalayan Dumpling”. Though one may disagree with the listed local eateries in Kathmandu serving the ‘best momos’ , the article does highlight the popularity of the humble dumpling in the high Himalayan mountains.
Momo (Image: wikipedia)