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Momos chutney served in a white bowl with red chilies and garlic in the background

Momos chutney

Momos chutney is a delicious, hot, vegan and gluten-free chutney served with Tibetan dumplings -momos. It’s a sin to serve momos without this vegan dip/ chutney.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian, Nepalese, Tibetan
Diet Vegan, Vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 5 people
Calories 53kcal


  • 3 tomatoes
  • 8 dried red whole chilies adjust as per your taste
  • 1 tbsp finely chopped garlic
  • ½ teaspoon finely chopped ginger
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce
  • Salt as per taste
  • A pinch of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon oil
  • ½ cup water


  • Wash the tomatoes, red chilies and put in a pot. Add around ½ a cup of water. Cover and boil for around 5 minutes. Discard the water,
  • Put the chilies and tomatoes in a grinder. Let them reach room temperature before grinding to make a paste.
  • In a pot heat some oil. Add garlic saute till it's raw smell goes away and then add the ginger, saute for another few seconds.
  • Add the tomato chili paste, vinegar, soy sauce, sugar, and salt. Mix and cook for a few minutes till the chutney starts thickening.
  • Switch off the gas. Let it reach room temperature and then serve with momos or any other snack of your choice.


  • Adjust the number of chilies depending upon your heat tolerance. 
  • You can remove the chili seeds to make it less spicy.


Calories: 53kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 407mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 1300IU | Vitamin C: 114mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 1mg