Everyone has that favourite momo wale bhaiya who’s momos they’ve been eating for the longest time. While nothing can match the sheer perfection of those momos which have a special place in your heart, here is a list of some of the best momo places in Delhi that give a strong competition to your favourite momos and will make you forget your troubles for a little while.
After all, you’re not a true delhiite unless you’ve gone across half the city with your friends (or without) with the sole purpose of having a steaming hot plate of delicious momos. To help you on your sojourns, we have hand-picked some of the best places to have momos in Delhi:
Dilli Haat – INA
No matter which restaurant you go to at this eclectic market place – be it Manipur, Sikkim or Nagaland – you’ll be treated to the best momos in Dilli Haat. Both fried and steamed momos taste equally good and are served with a broth you won’t find anywhere else. They also have a lot of other mouth-watering dishes like chilly pork and bamboo shoot, if you want to give them a go. This place is somewhat a hidden gem for most people, but it really shouldn’t be. The momos will leave you planning another trip back on your way back home!
Wow! Momo, Outlets Across Delhi
Cheese fried momos, prawn momos, sizzler momos, you name it, they have it. The best part is that they have outlets across the city and more are mushrooming, so there is a good chance that one of the best places to have momos in Delhi has just sprung up in your neighbourhood. If you feel like trying something a bit different without sacrificing great taste, Wow! Momo is certainly where you should be.
34, Chowringhee Lane, Satya Niketan
Originally famous for its amazing rolls, Chowringhee also serves up delish tandoori momos with the same quality and flavours, making them one of the top picks for best momo places in South Delhi. Their tandoori momos are a must try but we doubt there’s anything on the menu that doesn’t taste great. In the mood for some cheap gravy momos? Just about 10 meters ahead of Chowringhee in the same lane, you’ll find a crowded little momo stall called Mom Hand Momos. Enjoy fried chicken gravy momos served from familiar little momo steamers. A refreshing change from eating momos at established restaurants.
Chalte Firte Momos, North campus, Kamla Nagar
A favourite among all north campus DU students, Chalte Firte Momos is usually jam-packed with college goers looking for pocket friendly places. With over 100 types of momos, the variety here will leave you spoilt for choice. Afghani gravy momos, mozzarella fried momos, Butter masala momos, your mouth will start watering while you’re going through the menu!
Dolma Aunty Momos, Lajpat Nagar
Who doesn’t know about Dola Aunty Momos? The original momo queen in Delhi, Dolma Aunty has been claimed to be the first ever momo stall in Delhi! The tasty, cheap and reliable momos at this stall located in Lajpat Nagar are perfect to de-stress yourself from all the insufferable crowd and noise at Lajpat.
Hunger Strike, Amar Colony
One of the many momo joints in Amar Colony and hailed by many as the best places to have momos in Delhi. Just the photos of their gravy tandoori momos are enough for people to drop everything and run to Amar Colony to enjoy these delectable momos, which is also why it’s almost always crowded. You might have to wait quite a bit for your order, so don’t land up here when your stomach is churning with hunger pangs.
Tee Dee, Majnu ka Tila
Majnu ka Tila has been out of this list for way too long. While there are a lot of amazing restaurants for all kinds of momos in Majnu Ka Tila, Tee Dee is definitely one of the best places to have momos in Delhi. Their famous devil momos, pork momos and chilli chicken momos never disappoint!
Cafe Brown Sugar, Outlets Across Delhi
This café has outlets in almost all the famous markets of Delhi and serves healthier options like wheat momos which neither compromise on taste nor mess with your calorie count. They even have corn, spinach, paneer and mushroom momos for all you gym freaks!
Bonus: Don’t forget to check out the GoBuzzinga Momo Festival in Delhi around December!
All the best momos from Delhi in one place! What more could you ask for?
All these great momos places are definitely worth a try, so gather your momo-loving gang and head on over to have the best momos in Delhi. Your friends will thank you for it!