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Momo Stir-Fry (standard:humor, 440 words)
Author: JuggernautAdded: Feb 12 2012Views/Reads: 1437/747Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
At Juggernaut's concept restaurant one veggie is celebrated at a time. Momo stir-fry on Monday, Cho-Cho on Tuesdays and Baigan on Saturdays.

Momo Stir-Fry 

Subba Rao 

“How far you reached on your concept Restaurant business?” Dan 

looked at Juggernaut working at his desk.” 

“I am almost there,” 

“Yeah, what's the name of your restaurant?” 


“So you named the restaurant after you.” 


“What kind of food is served? Indian I suppose.” 

No particular ethnic food is served at Juggernaut's.” 

“So you serve salads to soups, hamburgers to steaks; pasta to 

pizza and anything in between?” 

“No; at Juggernaut's, a particular veggie is celebrated on a 

designated day, that's it.” 

“What you mean?” 

“Say on a Monday, Momo is celebrated at Juggernaut's.” 

; Momo stir-fry, sweet and sour Momo, stuffed Momo, Momo soup and any 

dish with Momo.” 

“What is Momo? It sounds more like a pet's name?” 

“Momo is a name I gave to Bitter Melon; after all who wants to 

order a dish that starts with bitter, Asians love to eat dishes made 

with Bitter Melon also called Bitter Gourd, and all Americans shall try 

this veggie for its unique taste.” 

“How you came up with a name like Momo for Bitter Melon?” 

“With some knowledge in agricultural science, I know the 

scientific name for Bitter Melon is Momordica charantia; I shortened 

Momordica to Momo. Momo sounds short and sweet though the veggie itself 

tastes bitter when it is uncooked. Mondays are Momo days at 

Juggernaut's; dishes made with  only Momo are served; say  Momo stir- 

fry, stuffed Momo or Momo soup with sesame seeds and sweet and sour 

Momo on steamed rice for vegans.” 

“Well, the concept of celebrating a single veggie is unique I 

never heard before.” 

“On paper, all my concepts work well so why not Momo on 


“So what's cooking at Juggernaut's on Tuesdays?” 

“Uummm, Cho-Cho curry, soup and pie.” 

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