Momos are made with a simple flour-and-water dough—white flour is generally preferred—and sometimes a little yeast or baking soda is added to give a more 'doughy' texture to the finished product. The filling may be one of several mixtures described,
Meat: different kinds of meat filling are popular in different regions. In Tibet, Nepal and North Eastern India (where tibetan exiles live), goat, buffalo, chicken, yak meat, and pork are the most popular. Minced meat is combined with any or all of the following: onions, shallots, garlic, and coriander . The mixture is spiced with salt, pepper, and often ground cumin. Some people also add finely puréed tomatoes, and many variations are possible.