A visit to Tibet would be incomplete without sampling another local culinary star: Momo, also known as Tibetan dumplings. A favorite with everyone, momo can be steamed, fried, or cooked in soup. And before you ask, “But what are Tibetan dumplings filled with?”, let’s clear up that all important question. You’ll find momo packed with a multitude of fillings, however, most commonly you’ll find meat or vegetables are preferred. Beef or mutton dumplings are known as Sha momo, while vegetarian dumplings are referred to as Shamey momo. Order away and try to eat just one.
Update: July 02, 2023