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Nepali Food

Nepali Food

The food of Nepal is as diverse as the country itself. The Nepalese recipes are quick to cook and good to eat. Nepalese food is famous for its nutrition level and tempting taste. Therefore socially living people of Nepal are traditionally adopted as a rice culture food habit and commonly known as Dal-Bhat-Tarkari main meal of daily life and is being eaten all over Nepal habitual way of twice a day. Besides morning and late afternoon time tea, coffee other drinks and light food snacks are also can be eaten normally. In the hilly area, where rice is growing very less, millet, barley, bark wheat and maize are growing commonly in suitable climate so people of their mostly eat Dhindo with Gundruk or different vegetable curry, meat curry, homemade pickle, yoghurt and milk as a their main course but they also like to have Dall Bhat time to time. Dall is well cooked lentil soup from different beans, Bhat is boiled rice, Tarkari is curried vegetables, pickle of seasonal vegetable or fruits, salad and curried or fried meat as a non-vegetarian food. This authentic tradition of food habit is very common all over Nepal’s mountain areas. Whilst Nepalese cuisine is somewhat basic, it certainly does not lack in flavor, making extensive use of spices and flavorings such as ginger, garlic, coriander, pepper, cumin, chilies, cilantro, mustard oil, ghee and occasionally yak butter. There is also several common continental food items are available in cities abundantly as well many countries food items are prepared by several restaurants and fast food stalls of around main hub of tourists.

Different ethnic groups have their own specialties, but basically it’s all subsistence food which is simply known the value of food as fuel. Gundruk-Dheedo , Vegetable Pulao (Fried Nepali Rice), Masu (meat) ,Vegetable Thukpa (Egg Noodles) , Chatamari (Newari pizza), Tongba, Rakshi(wine) these are some famous Nepalese cuisine. Aloo Tama (Alu Tama) it is a unique and classic Nepali curry flavor dish simply means ‘Potato Bamboo Shoots’. Equally popular among Nepali people and foreign tourists, Gundrook-Dheedo is a sugar-free dish made of wheat, maize and dried green vegetable. The food is high on nutrition level and satisfies the taste buds as well. Masu is spiced or curried meat (usually chicken, mutton, buffalo or pork). Served with rice, it is a main course dish, very popular in Nepal. Tongba Drinks is a favorite drink among the tourists. Rakshi is a millet-based distilled alcoholic drink It is traditionally an important requirement at a lot of religious rituals and social events, perhaps because it is not only an alcoholic drink but also because of its antiseptic qualities. It is a strong drink, and is often brewed at home and also Tibetan Vegetable Thukpa is one of the main food. During Tibetan new year celebration ‘Losar’the dish is a part of celebration and tradition for the Nepalese.

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