Having grown up in Delhi, we can’t help but have a special place in our heart for street food; momo in particular top our list, especially when they’re accompanied by that deadly chilli chutney.

While we all have our go-to momowala when the craving strikes, we’ve listed out some of our favourites for when you want to go exploring

Hunger Strike

Contrary to its name, this is where all hunger strikes come to an end. Their claim to fame? Tandoori Momo; momo with a charred twist served with a creamy dip.

Price: Starting at INR 90 for one plate

Noodle Bowl

For juicy pork momo in Dwarka, look no further than Noodle Bowl. Not only are they high on flavour, but their quantities are beyond generous. They also deliver home.

Price: Starting at INR 100 for one plate

Yeti – The Himalayan Kitchen

yetiNewari momo with sesame sauce, need we say more? Yeti also serves some of the most delectable aloo momo we’ve ever had. Pair it with a pint of beer and you’re all set for the evening.

Price: Starting at INR 235 for one plate

Yashwant Place

Fried chicken momo, steamed chicken momo, lamb momo and pork momo; Yashwant Place has it all. We recommend Chimney Sizzlers in particular here {shop 11} where not only is the food a level above the rest, but you can ask the waiter to hook you up with some alcohol {jugaad!}

Price: Starting at INR 130 for one plate

Pema’s

pemasThis almost hidden Tibetan café on the Shivalik road has some great finds for all you momo fans. Available in chicken, vegetarian, paneer and pork, Pema’s momo are best had steamed.

Price: Starting at INR 70 for one plate

Tee Dee

Majnu ka Tila is momo central but if you find yourself in a bit of a pickle about which joint to try from the many, we say Tee Dee. Choose from a bunch of steamed, fried or even soupy momo in vegetarian, chicken and beef variants.

#LBBTip: They also do a fabulous tingmo {steamed bread}.

Price: Starting at INR 65 for one plate

Momo’s Point

The guys at Momo’s Point have all the usual momo {and great ones at that} but in addition also do some interesting Masala Momo, with a desi spin, for all you spice lovin’ peeps.

Price: Starting at INR 80 for one plate

Dilli Haat

momosAn all-time favourite, Dilli Haat is a haven for momo. From chicken, paneer, vegetarian to pork, the north-eastern stalls here have our momo needs covered to the T. Lost on where to grab a bite? We suggest the Sikkim and the Nagaland stall.

Price: Starting at INR 90 for one plate {approx.}

Momo King

Steamed and fried momo in vegetable, paneer and chicken. They also prepare marinated momo, for that extra flavour kick.

Price: Starting at INR 40 per plate

Giri Momos & Chinese Fast Food

Ever tried mozzarella momo? Maybe it’s time you did. Giri has one of the largest momo menus we’ve ever come across, comprising Afghani Momo, Cheese Momo, Cocktail Momo, Manchuria Momo and even a Hot Garlic Momo. There’s plenty of both non-vegetarian as well as veggie options.

Price: Starting at INR 30 for one plate

QD’s Restaurant

qdsQD’s is perhaps the first place to have given the momo a tandoori twist. Although lots of places are doing this successfully now, QD’s game remains strong with their classic vegetarian and chicken tandoori momo.

Price: Starting at INR 130 for one plate

Janpath

Need a quick bite in between your chappal and clothes shopping? Head to the momo guy near Depaul’s for a hot plate of chicken or vegetarian steamed momo. We’re warning you though, the sauce is extra spicy. But you can always soothe your palate with Depaul’s legendary cold coffee.

Price: INR 40 for one plate {approx.}

Hauz Khas Village

We know for some, HKV is a drinking hub. But when you do need just a quick bite on the go, the momo guy next to Chumbak does not disappoint with its fresh steamed momo and a fiery chilli sauce.

Price: INR 40 for one plate {approx.}

Wow! MOMO

wowmomoGo to Wow! MOMO for the sheer variety if nothing else. They’ve got the regular vegetarian, chicken, paneer and prawn along with Corn Cheese, Fish and Mushroom. You can also choose from a variety of sauces or have your momo, au gratin {baked with cheese}.

For a sweeter experience, they’ve also got chocolate momo!

Price: Starting at INR 90 for one plate

Hawkers

For one of the best fried chicken momo in time, Hawkers. Vegetarians, don’t fret, they also have paneer and vegetable.

Price: Starting at INR 90 for one plate

Café Brown Sugar

brownsugarThe peeps at Brown Sugar are responsible for our guilt-free momo indulgences. They do a healthy wheat version available in fillings such as chicken, spinach and paneer, soya and even mushroom. You can ask for tandoori too.

Price: Starting at INR 160 for one plate

Kwic Bitte

Situated in the bustling Sarojini Nagar Market, Quick Bitte serves some of the juiciest momo in town. Whereas we love our momo fried, we’d suggest sticking to the steamed ones here to really get a taste of the juicy fillings.

Price: Starting at INR 60 for one plate

Dolma Aunty Momos

For that quick plate of momo with some seriously fiery chutney, Dolma Aunty Momos in the main Lajpat Nagar market hits the spot every time.

Price: INR 40 per plate {approx.}