Popular Foods in Nepal

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February 22, 2017

Popular Foods in Nepal

Food is our common ground, a universal experience.

Anyone with an appetite can easily say that Nepal is one of the welcoming nations in the word which grant huge amount of disparity for its culinary cuisines. Experience amusing culinary local foods of Nepal as you make your through its ever generous restaurants and hotels. Any traveler who wants a genuine taste of Nepalese cuisine should not miss their chance of tasting the delicacies which I have listed some of the most popular foods in Nepal.


momo in nepal

Momo is the quintessential taste of the Himalayan Kingdom. It is the dish you can’t miss when you are in Nepal.Usually momos are prepared by an expert, hence the taste is heavenly.You might end up taking a cooking class, so that you can prepare it when you go back to your home country. Talking about the historical backdrop of momos, it is believed that the  Newari dealers while going to Lhasa took in the strategies, changed the seasonings of the dish with accessible fixings, utilizing water wild ox meat, and gave it the Nepali name momo.  While others trust that the dish was acquainted with Nepali cooking by Tibetans who moved to live in Nepal. Regardless of what individuals say in regards to the history of the momo, it has turned into Nepal’s new national dish at the present.



Thukpa is referred in the West as a noodle soup. In any case, it is similarly main stream in Nepal, Bhutan and Northern India. The basic fixing is a little noodle assortment called bhatsa, which is practically identical to Italian gnocchi. In many spots, the noodles are produced using scratch and moved into their particular shape by hand.

Generally made with sheep or yak meat, thukpa likewise can be made for veggie lovers as well. The Nepali adaptations of the dish are known for being especially red hot. In Tibet, thukpa is customarily eaten amid festivities of the New Year. Tibetan and Nepali eateries more often than not have thukpa on their menu.Some Indian eateries also offer it. Mostly in the northern districts of Sikkim, Assam and Ladakh we can find Thukpa.



Yomari is steamed bread made up of rice flour dough. It has fillings which is mouth watering.Newar community is one of the ethnic communities residing in the capital city, Kathmandu.

During celebration of festivals, the Newar community celebrate with good food and one can experience a lavish dining experience.  The name yomari starts from Newari dialect, “yoh” intends to love or to like, and “mari” implies bread dish.




The community of newari people is considered as socially and culturaly.They not just have different celebrations and jatras to celebrate but are rich in their culinary practices. The newari cuisine is considered to one of the tasty cusines which Nepal offers. Chatamari, is one of thouse popular newari dishes.

Chatamari is a crepe made out of rice floor. It is topped with ground red meat, eggs, garnishes, eggs with a pinch of salt and pepper.

Juju Dhau

Curds in Nepal

Juju Dhau was originated from Bhaktapur, Nepal. It is a sweetened custard like yogurt.It is one of the vital part of the festivities of Nepal.  In Newari dialect, Juju Dhau signifies ” King of Yogurt”. Dairy from the Ox is usually used to make Juju Dhau. It is used with a believe that it gives the yogurt wealtheir taste and surface.

The Juju dhau is served in regular red mud pot,has shown in the picture. The mud pots are premable, therefore the fluid from the yogurt gradually vanishes. Therefore, a scrumptious, thick, smooth and velvety yogurt is left behind.

A trip to Bhakatpur, is incomplete without tasting one of these!


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