Posts in category Newari cuisine

What and Where to Eat in Dhulikhel?

Newa dishes
Dhulikhel is an ancient compact Newa settlement just outside the Kathmandu Valley, and now an administrative center of Kavrepalanchowk district. Old Newa settlement still has its traditional and cultural charms with old crafted buildings, temples, monuments, and squares. The town, which is popular for viewing wide Himalayan range, is now a gr [...]

Best Newari Eateries in Patan

newari foods at the village cafe
The food culture ofNewar or Newa communities in Kathmandu Valley is probably the richest in Nepal that has been developed for centuries.  Jatraa (festival) and bhoye (feasting) are central to Newari culture.  Newari foods are great and there are plenty of Newari eateries in Kathmandu Valley serving ethnic cuisines. You can also find local dri [...]

100 Years Old Newari Sweets Shops in ...

Tucked away in a narrow alley in culturally and architecturally rich Patan area, these 100 years old Newari sweets shop ‘Shree Ghanashyam Mithai Bhandar’ and ‘Shree Nanda Mithai Bhandar’ are largely known to locals and regulars. Owned by two brothers, it is now the fourth generation who are running these sweets shops. These places [...]

Places to Eat Yomari in Kathmandu

Yomari is typical Newari festival delicacy eaten during the one-day Yomari Punhi festival. Generally people only make yomari in the home during that specific day. Unlike other Newari delicacies, it is also hard to find in restaurants and eateries.  There are only handful of restaurants in Kathmandu Valley selling yomari almost all year round. [...]

Hans ko Choila- A Traditional Newari ...

newari set with duck meat choila
Choila is a traditional authentic food and center to the Newari food culture. It is a must have dish in almost any Newari festivals and celebrations, and also offered to gods. It is barbecued meat (generally of buffalo’s meat) and spiced up with various spices, garlic chives and roasted mustard oil. While there is a tradition of eating buff c [...]

10 Best Nepali Foods You Have to Try ...

Kathmandu is more than just getaway to Himalayas and city full of temples. It also has surprisingly rich and unique food culture representing the diverse ethnicity and culture of Nepal. Originally inhabited by Newari people, Kathmandu offers a rich food culture of Newari communities, as well as foods from various regions and ethnic communitie [...]

Simple Green Soybean Salad (Waun Musy...

green soybeans salad
Green soybeans or Edamame salad (waun musya wala) Green soybeans (edamame) are very delicious and healthy to eat. These seasonal green soybeans are rich in proteins- provide each of the essential amino acid required from the diet, high in dietary fibers, fats, minerals including iron and calcium. Each cup of raw edamame or green soybeans prov [...]

4 Soups Recipe for this Monsoon

Here are the recipes of warm soups for this cold rainy days: Aalu Tama Aalu bodi tama ko jhol Get a recipe here  Khasi ra Kwaati ko Jhol Khasi ra Kwaati ko jhol (mutton and mixed beans and lentils soup) Get a recipe here Gundruk ko Jhol Gundruk ko jhol (soup) Get a recipe here Gahat ko Jhol Gahat lentil soup Get a recipe here Related Recipes [...]

Gundruk ko Jhol (Gundruk Soup)

gundruk jhol
Gundruk is probably the most popular and loved food in Nepal. It is very authentic to Nepal and enjoyed by all ethnic communities in Nepal from terai, hills to mountains. It is  dried fermented leafy vegetables, made generally from mustard green leaves (rayo ko saag), radish leaves (mula ko saag), cauliflower leaves (cauli ko paat).  In Nepal [...]

Yomari Recipe

Yomari- “Ya” means “to like” and “Mari” means “Delicacy or bread” Ingredients 400 gm Rice flour 50 gm Wheat flour 200 gm Chaku (Molasses) ½ cup Roasted Sesame seeds (ground) ½ cup Roasted Cashew nut or peanuts (ground) ½ cup Coconut (grated) Vegetable oil Method For fillings: Break the Chaku (mo [...]
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