October 1, 2017

Red Chutney or Mayo, Which One’s Your Momo Mate? #POLL

Indian street food sees a rainbow of desi, international, and international-turned-desi offerings (yes, we are totally looking at you “hakka noodles”). One such widely-consumed street that falls in the third category is momos. The Tibetan food, which is also consumed on a large scale in North-Eastern India, has made its way to the thriving street food markets of the country. With a few tweaks in size and stuffing here and there.

The steamed Tibetan dumpling is served with a side of fiery hot and vibrant red chilli chutney that can put the most tolerant of palates on fire. But for the more faint-hearted, there is a milder sauce to dip the momo in – the mighty mayonnaise. Cringe as you may, there is something really satisfying about that steamed dumpling and mayo combo. Don’t you think so? Or are you a pro-red chutney momo lover? Vote for your favourite chutney below and let us know!

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  1. Ankita
    Ankita Author April 10, 09:43
    Glad to know this piece was a good read for you, Suresh :)
  2. Suresh Kalyanasundaram
    Suresh Kalyanasundaram February 19, 22:33
    Red chilies are an essential ingredient and lend the sauce its deep red color and spicy flavor. Whenever I eat momos with red chutney at any restaurant, I have a runny nose and tears flowing down my face due to the intense heat of the fiery chutney. But thats the best for momos. Thank you, it was fun reading!

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