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Pindalu ra Sukuti ko Tarkari (Taro an...

taro smoke-dried meat curry
Meat used to be a very rare affair in Nepali food culture and still is in rural areas. So when meat is abundant during the big festivals, excess meat including bone-in meat is kept over firewood stove (chulho) and smoke-dried over for few days. By this way, meat can be preserved for several months. We prepare it every time during the Dashain [...]

Shey Phoksundo Trek and the Foods in ...

boiled potatoes with chili timur achaar at Kagani
Recently I did a trek to beautiful Shey Phoksundo Lake in Dolpo via Khalanga, Jajarkot. It is one of the most beautiful lakes you will see and a must-visit place in your lifetime. The color of the lake is unimaginably turquoise blue with bare grey mountains in the background in the north, and green forest and snow-clad mountains in the south. [...]

Foods to Eat in Nepalgunj

special lassi
Nepalgunj is administrative, economic and transport hub of the mid-western region. It lies close to the border of India and adjacent to two national parks: Banke and Bardiya National Park. Not many outsiders realize that it is also a center of diverse food culture from Madhesi, Muslim, Tharu and Pahadi to influence from North Indian cuisines. [...]

Bhakka- Eastern Tharu Delicacy

Steaming bhakka
Bhakka, simple fluffy rice flour steamed cake, is a traditional delicacy of Tharu community living in eastern plains of Nepal especially of Rajbansi community. It is typically eaten as breakfast or as a snack with freshly prepared tomato pickle. Although it looks very simple, the process of making it amazingly soft and fluffy is very creative [...]

Best Thakali Restaurants in Kathmandu

Thakali Khana at Thakali Bhanchha Ghar
In recent years, Thakali Khana is becoming popular in Kathmandu, and many Thakali restaurants are mushrooming in the city. If you are wondering where to go, here is the list of best restaurants serving delicious authentic Thakali taste. One easy way to find whether the Thakali Khana they serve is authentic or not is by checking the daal, whic [...]

Kaguno (Foxtail Millet) Salad with Ro...

kaguno salad
Kaguno (foxtail millet) is cultivated in high-hills and mid-hills of Nepal. It is mainly cultivated in the Karnali region, and also in Kaski and Lamjung districts [1]. As more and more people have shifted to rice as staple, Kaguno has now become neglected grain, and its production is decreasing. One of the important characteristics of the gra [...]

Pork Sekuwa, Sargemba, Aalu Nimki… Fo...

vegetable market
Dharan, one of the largest cities of Nepal, resides on the foothills in eastern Nepal. As the city lies just at transitional zone between the northern hilly districts and the southern plains, it is also somewhat a melting pot of cultural diversity of cuisines. Rai and Limbu from the nearby hilly districts are one of the major ethnicities now [...]

Know more about Rich Thakali Cuisines...

Happy Toran La! Toran La, the biggest festival of Thakali community, is celebrated at the same time of Fagu Purnima or Holi, and falls on first month of New Year of the Thakali calendar. The significance of the festival is worshipping or paying homage to ancestors or forefathers, and celebrated by families by getting together, merry-making wi [...]

Where and What to Eat in Bhairahawa?

peda at pawan misthan bhandar
If you ask anyone about the best food to eat in Bhairahawa, Peda from Pawan Misthan Bhandar is the one highly recommended. The city being closer to India and communities across the border have strong cultural and trade ties, the food is largely influenced by what we call Indian food. Pawan Misthan Bhandar is the popular restaurant that serves [...]

How to Cook Perfect Soft and Fluffy R...

thakali khana
Rice is the main staple of Nepali and eaten with varieties of dishes such as vegetable curry, meat curry, lentil or bean soup (daal), fresh or fermented pickles etc. We generally eat it everyday for both lunch and dinner, and sometime for breakfast or mid-day meals by frying leftover rice. Cooking rice is very simple and easy but requires so [...]
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