If there is one thing you should know about team POPxo, it is that we love food and by 'love' I mean spending all the money we make in ordering-in. There are always at least two cakes in the office, puppies everywhere to destress us and different types of momos along with loads of momo chutney.
So, I asked around the team to tell me about their favourite places to order momos from in Delhi-NRC and here are their recommendations.
PS: Everyone was drooling while writing this article and I had to treat them to two-two plates of steamed goodness.
Dolma Aunty Momos is the OG momo place in Delhi, or so they say, and I absolutely love them. After fleeing to Delhi from Tibet, she knew that momos weren’t served at stalls but only in restaurants, so she started her own. She opened her thhela in the busy streets of Lajpat Nagar Central Market and started being fondly called Dolma Aunty’s momos. The reason I love them so much is because they’re fuller and bigger than the average momos so more to eat for me! I always order the chicken momos but live for the spicy, lip-smacking chilly-garlic chutney she serves along with it. Okay, my mouth is watering!
- Anandita Malhotra, Senior Writer
Address: Shop D 44, Central Market, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi
I remember the first time I had momos. I was in class 7 and in Darjeeling. Even though I was not aware of this thing called ‘momo’, I was in love at first bite. It was not such a big thing in Delhi back then but eventually, everyone seemed to be loving it. Now we have a wide variety of momos and they all come in different shapes and flavours. I love them all! My favourite place to order momos in Gurgaon is from Jalsa, Indian & Ladakhi Kitchen. They make the best kothay momos I have ever had. Bonus? They are wheat-based so I can eat them without feeling guilty. Their chutney is the spiciest I have had so far.
- Krithika Kumar, Junior Editor
Address: Golf Course Road, Sector 27, Opposite Arjun Marg, DLF Phase 1, Gurgaon
As the in-house food explorer and suggester at POPxo (who you know all about from the #POPxoNoSpendChallenge), people often come to me asking for recommendations for veg momos, given that more often than not it’s just boiled cabbage that gets delivered. And my answer is Yeti, always. Yeti has the best vegetarian momos in Delhi/NCR! Whether you like them steamed or pan-fried, their portions are big, well-stuffed and always delivered piping-hot. What’s more? They come with three different chutneys for all kinds of spice palettes. Need I go on?
- Sayunkta Jain, Junior Editor
Address (multiple locations): B41, B Block, Inner Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
30, 1st Floor, Hauz Khas Village, New Delhi
218-221, 2nd Floor, Cross Point Mall, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon
I was introduced to Brown Sugar when I started college in 2009, and our love affair has lasted all these years. Their 'steamos' or steamed wheat momos continue to be not only the best item on their menu but also some of the best momos I’ve eaten in Delhi. Oh, and their momo chutney is the best part! Plus did I mention they’re healthier because they’re made out of wheat? Okay, I’m gonna stop talking about them and order a plate instead.
- Tanya Sharma, Junior Editor
Address (multiple locations): M-73, M Block Market, Greater Kailash (GK) 1, New Delhi
489/55/1, Ground Floor, Corner Market, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi
N 20, Outer Circle, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Tee Dee at Majnu Ka Tilla has been my favourite spot to order momos from since college days. Because my college was very close to Majnu Ka Tilla, I was in the middle of all the yumminess. I especially love their mutton momos and their pan-fried chicken momos because they’re so full of flavour and the momo enthusiast in me is extremely happy afterwards.
- Arushi Sabarwal, Social Media Coordinator
Address: 32, Aruna Nagar, Majnu ka Tila, New Delhi
It's not just the simple steamed chicken momos that are delicious at this restaurant. You'll love them for the momo-remixes that they come up with. Their chicken tandoori momo platter can instantly lift my mood on a bad day. And the green chutney that they serve with them might just be the best in town.
- Ekta Alreja, Deputy Editor
Address (multiple locations): I-1A, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi
2520, 1st Floor, Hudson Lane, Kingsway Camp, Delhi University-GTB Nagar, New Delhi
294, Near Venkateshwara College, Satyaniketan, New Delhi
This is my go-to place whenever I crave momos. They are fresh, light and the filling is perfectly steamed. Plus, their momos chutney is to die for. Also, the momos here aren’t soggy even when I get them delivered.
- Neha Kapoor, Senior Writer
Address (multiple locations): 17, Ajit Arcade, Kailash Colony, New Delhi
D 09, Supermart 2, DLF Phase 4, Gurgaon
If you haven't tried Tandoori momos, then you haven't lived. There I said it! The momos at Hunger Strike are one for the ages and are popular all over Delhi. They are made in spicy tandoori flavour and come with gravy and roasted onions. They're so scrumptious that I don't even share a single momo!
- Divya Devgn, Social Media Coordinator
Address (multiple locations): C-9, Amar Colony Market, Amar Colony, New Delhi
Shop 3, Godavari Shopping Complex, Sector 37, Noida
Raj Nagar Extension, Opposite KW Srishti Market, Raj Nagar, Ghaziabad
TBH, momos only mean something, anything, to me because of the chutney. And there's no place better than Freedom Corner for that. I used to order from there all the time when our office was in Hauz Khas Village. But now, whenever I'm in the area, I never miss a chance to enjoy their delicious red-hot chutney.
- Tanya Verma, Social Media Manager
Address: C-119, Humayun Pur, Safdarjung Enclave, Safdarjung, New Delhi
I'm not a momo person but a very, very cheese person! My boyfriend introduced Baked Momo Augratin (veg.) by Wow Momos! to me and life hasn't been the same. This spicy momos dish is a match made in every foodie's heaven. Big momo pieces smothered in delicious chow mien topped by baked cheese. YUMMY!
- Aayushi Pareek, Writer
Address (multiple locations): Container J Hawkerstreet, Ground Floor, Ambience Mall, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon
Food Court, Pacific Mall, Airport Express Line, Sector 21, Dwarka, New Delhi
11-UB, Bunglow Road, Kamla Nagar, New Delhi
Ready, set, let the spicy sauce blast in your mouth!
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