Must try food while you are in Nepal – Daal Bhat Tarkari
Table of Contents
- Daal Bhat Tarkari
- Kwati (Mixed bean soup)
- Samay Baji
- Aloo Tama
- Kheer( Rice Pudding)
Must try food while you are in Nepal
Nepal is a beautiful country enrich with multi-indigenous people who have their own culture, tradition, language, and food pattern. The diversity in the country leads to the diversity of food too. The unique food of Nepal reflects the wide variety of cultures and traditions of Nepal. Nepal food has a unique style of taste with high nutritional as the food is prepared with available local spices, which are useful to eat for health. Nepalese food is the most popular and hygienic, among other foods. The food in Nepal is the most delicious and easy to cook also. So don’t forget to try Nepali food during your time trekking in Nepal. There are many Must try food while you are in Nepal.
Here is the list of some famous foods of Nepal that you must try while you are in Nepal:
Daal Bhat Tarkari:
Daal Bhaat Tarkari is the ethnic food of Nepal, Nepali people eat Dal Bhat two times daily. It is served with the perfect combination of Daal (Pulse soup), Bhaat (steamed rice), Tarkari (Curry), Achar (Pickle), Dhido( flours of maize, wheat, millet, buckwheat after boiling), Meat, etc. which is full of a balanced diet. You will gain a unique style of taste that is available throughout Nepal and also will help you to stay close to locals.
MOMO is must-try food while you are in Nepal
MOMO is the most popular dish all over Nepal that is almost loved by all. It is the perfect dish that can be eaten anytime. Momo is making by steaming wrapping minced meat or vegetable in the dough and bite with dipping in spicy sauce. It is usually made with buffalo meat, chicken, pork and sometimes made with a vegetable like cabbage, onion, etc. MOMO can be served either by frying, steaming with a spicy sauce that comes under must-try food in Nepal.
Kwati (Mixed bean soup):
It is a popular traditional Nepalese soup especially making in the cold and rainy season with nine kinds of beans like black eye peas, soya beans, green peas, cowpeas, chickpeas, black lentils, adzuki, mung dal, and favas. The kwati is specially preparing during Janai Purnima that is rich in protein. It is also believed that eating kwati during sickness will provide strength. this is another special most try food while you are in Nepal.
Samay Baji is one of the famous Newari traditional foods specially preparing for a festival or different occasion. It consists of unique taste and spicy, so it is popular among all the Nepalese. It is popular down from generation to generation. Various items including in Samay baji such as beaten rice, black soya bean, smoked meat, boiled beans, and potato with spicy, fried pancakes, boiled egg, green vegetable, bamboo shoot beans potato mixed curry, ginger, pickle with homemade whiskey Aila. So it is regarded as the most diversified food in the world.
Chatamari: Must try food while you are n Nepal
Chatamari is the popular Newari round shape dish making with rice flour, meat, egg, and vegetable cooking in a non-stick pan. It is also known as Newari pizza. Chatamari is a special dish preparing mainly in the Newar festival. Initially, it is ready by making flatbread in heat and over the bread minced meat, egg, tomato onions, green chili, spicy, etc. if you wish for more taste. It is considered healthy and tasty food to eat.
Yomari is another must-try food
It is also one of the Newari unique traditional dishes especially making on the Newari birthday occasion and Yomari Punhi festival. Made with dumping rice floor of fig shape filling with sesame seed, chaku( a sweet made with sugar), khuwa (milk solid) by steaming. It is the best and delicious dish of Newar, they serve it hot. In every corner of the Newari hotel in Kathmandu, Yomari is available. You can never and ever get enough of this dish.
Aloo Tama is a unique Nepali curry dish, We make it with aloo (potato), Tama (bamboo shoots), and beans that must try when you are in Nepal. It is also one type of Newari special dish which is sour. Aloo Tama can be easily available in the Newari restaurant with Samay baji. Buff meat and black-eyed beans add extra taste to this dish. It is also prepared, especially in the Newari community feast. This is most try food while you are in Nepal.
Kheer( Rice Pudding):
It is one of the most popular Nepali dishes specially preparing in pujas, weddings, and other religious occasions. Kheer cooked in milk by adding rice, sugar, dried fruit, etc. It is also a typical sweet dish of Nepal. It is easier and faster to make. Especially it is cooking in Shrawan 15 and celebrates this day as a kheer eating day.
So if you are planning to visit Nepal, then don’t forget to enjoy all the above variety of food that can find in Nepal, and we suggest you join our Tour in Nepal.