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Momo chutney in a green bowl on a gray plate.

Momo Chutney Recipe

Shilpa Joshi
Momo chutney recipe street style made at home! This is a bright, spicy and delicious chutney or momo sauce that is like the Nepali style tomato and chilli chutney.  It is an orange – red chutney that is served with momos or steamed dumplings. 
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Chutney
Cuisine indian chinese, indian fusion, indian street food, nepali
Servings 1 cup
Calories 28 kcal


  • Blender
  • small pan


  • ¾ cup crushed tomatoes (canned) 2 medium tomatoes (fresh)
  • 1 tsp oil
  • 4-5 dried red chillies Use sichuan if available, that is traditional. Remove seeds if want less spicy.
  • 1 tsp garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp ginger finely shredded
  • 2 tsp spring onion greens, chopped (about 1.5 stalks)
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp lemon juice


  • Heat pan on stove on medium- high. Add oil to pan, once heated add garlic and ginger. Cook and mix 1 minute. Add onions cook another minute.
    Spring onions, garlic and ginger cooking in oil in a pot.
  • Add dried red chilies and mix to coat.
    Red chillies added to oil in pot.
  • Add crushed tomatoes, water, salt, sugar and soy sauce. Mix and let cook 3-4 minutes until it thickens. Turn off gas, add lemon juice and mix.
    Momo chutney ingredients in a small pot cooking.
  • Let cool and blend into a smooth chutney.
    Momo chutney in a green bowl on a gray plate.


Calories: 28kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 1gFat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 918mgPotassium: 49mgFiber: 1gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 40IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 11mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Momo chutney, momo chutney recipe, nepali momo chutney
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