Tag Archive for: Nepalese Cuisine

Nepal – Churpi Soup

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Firstly, we have to know about the Churpi, what actually Churpi is?. Churpi is a very famous and tasty cheese of NEPAL, which is used in different recipes. This cheese is a Nepalese cheese and is called Durka also. Churpi is made with the milk of YAK or COW. People have it in different regions of the HIMALAYA like NEPAL, DARJEELING, SIKKIM, BHUTAN, TIBET, KALIMPONG, etc.

Nepal – Litti Chokha

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Littis Chokha is a dough ball that is filled with sattu and gram flour. We can also call it a STREET FOOD of Nepal. Pickle play a very important role in this dish because many people want to eat this dish along with pickles, most people use pickles as a filling in Littis.

Nepal – Tongba

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Tongbaa is actually a very famous energetic drink of Nepal. It is the millet based alcoholic beverages of Nepal. The most common pronunciations are " Tong-baa " and "Tum-baa". This drink is especially linked to the limbo people and very important for them religiously and culturally. Tongbaa is the symbol of RESPECT for LIMBU PEOPLE and they offer it to every guest as the respect.

Nepal – Aloo Tama

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Aloo Tama is the combination of " Potato and bamboo shoots ". It is actually a curry-type dish. You can enjoy this dish at breakfast, lunch, dinner, or anytime when you are craving it. Bamboo shoots are actually related to the plant family which is like the grass.

Nepal – Thukpa

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Thukpa is one of the best and famous soups of NEPAL. Thukpa is a soup which is made with different varieties of meat like you can use chicken, beef, mutton, or any other type which is your favorite. The meaning of thukpa word is "HEART" so everyone call this dish is a heart warming dish. It is actually started in the HIMALAYA region of NEPAL.

Nepal – Thakali Khana

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Thakali khana is a set of the most authentic dishes of Nepal. This is the collection of every type of food which the normal person wants to eat. We can say that this is the "BUCKET OF FOOD". Thakali khana was first introduce in the region of Nepal which is known as "Thak khola".

Nepal – Kwati

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Kwati is a "STEW". It is a "HOT SOUP" which is made by mixing different beans. This is one of the most special hot soups of Nepalese cuisine. This hot soup is very important because one of the festivals of Nepal is incomplete without this stew which is known as " GUNI PUNHI ".

Nepal – Choila

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Choila is a very spicy dish of Nepal. Choila is special to make in " buffalo meat " but with the passage of time everyone changes its ingredients and starts cook in every kind of meat like chicken, beef, mutton, etc.

Nepal – Juju Dhau

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Juju dhau is actually sweetened yogurt which is totally different in taste. This is called a "KING OF YOGURT" which is sweet in taste and so easy to make at home. The specialty of JUJu Dhau is you have to make it in a CLAY POT.

Nepal – Yomari Steam Dumpling

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It is a dumpling that is made in steam. It is the most famous dish of Nepal, so if you visit Nepal then you just go to the restaurant and first order the yomari. This dish specially made on festivals and special occasions, every occasion is incomplete without this dish.