‘यमरी चामु उखे दुने हामु। बिउसा ल्यासे मबिउ सा बुडी बुडी”
Yomari is eaten in the month of Poush especially in Purnima (Full-moon day). It is assumed to be hot food items which kills cold. It is believed that longer the tail of yamari shorter the winter of Poush (December/January). Yoamri is famous in Newari Community in Nepal.
How to make Yomari Dumplings
Soft piece of cloth
Chakku (Molasses)-100 grams
Sesame seed Powder – 50 gram
Coconut powder/ grated coconut-20 grams
Cardamom powder- 5 grams
Vegetable oil- 10 gram
When chaku melts, add sesame powder, coconut powder and cardamom powder and stir it gently.
Add about a spoon full of rice flour and stir it gently
When the paste is good (not too thick or too thin) pour it into a bowl
Make the dough for yomari using rice flour and Luke warm water
Make a soft dough (dough should be soft because if the dough is hard the yomari will break)
When the dough is ready cover it with soft piece of cloth and leave it for about half an hour.
Yomari is ready to Serve.