Nepal Recipes

Nepalese Cuisine, Food & Recipes of Nepal

Dal-bhat-tarkari is eaten throughout the country. Dal is a soup made of lentils and spices, served over bhat with tarkari vegetable curry. Usual condiments include extremely spicy chutney, either made from fresh ingredients, or any one of an array of fermented pickles. Accompaniments such as sliced lemon (kagati) or lime (nibua) and fresh chili peppers, known locally as khursani.

Some foods are a blend of Chinese, Tibetian and Indian foods, and in the example of momo. This Tibetian dumpling is made with Indian spices, originally filled with buffalo meat, but now also with goat, chicken meat plus various vegetables. Foods eaten during festivals include; Sel roti, patre.

Nepalese Cuisine, Food & Recipes

Nepalese cuisine reflects the cultural and geographic diversity of Nepal, with regional variations based on ethnicity, soil and climate.

Nepal Desserts

Nepali Desserts

Kheer Kheer 2 Besan Burfi Sewian Mango Ice Cream Gajar ko Halwa (Carrot Pudding) Rice Flour Pudding Gulab Jamuns Suji Halva Carrot Halva Rasgoola Burfi (Diamond Shaped Milk cakes) Kheer (Vermicelli Pudding) Recipe from Dalbir Chadda: Make sure that the vermicelli is very fine (angel hair pasta is ok but the very fine vermicelli that […]

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Nepali Sauces & Marinades

Chicken Chili Marinade Shrimp Marinade Babari ko Achar (Mint Chutney) Sekuwa Marinade Lamb Marinade Chicken Chili Marinade Marinade: -1 cup yogurt -1 tablespoon lemon juice -2 tablespoons soy sauce -½ cup onions, roughly chopped -1 teaspoon cumin seeds -1 teaspoon pepper corn -1 teaspoon timur (szechwan pepper) -2 fresh red chilies -2 tablespoons mustard oil […]

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Nepali Vegetarian Dishes

Nepali Vegetarian Dishes

Vegetarians will enjoy eating out in Nepal, where meat is often considered a luxury. Thus, there are both fully vegetarian recipes and other recipes from which the meat can readily be substituted with tofu. However, the Vegan concept is not so familiar, and many dishes will be cooked with ghee and / or contain dairy […]

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Nepali Meat Dishes

Chicken Bhutua Jwanu Chicken Sekuwa Chicken Takari Chicken Potato Curry Alu-Tarkari Nepali Goat Curry Aloo Tama Spicy Grilled Chicken Sauteed in Chili Sauce Payajra Dhulo Masu Gorkhali Shrimp Gorkhali Lamb Lamb Quantee Sesame Lamb Chhwela Chicken Bhutua Ingredients 1.5 lb. Chicken, black and white, cut into 1-in pieces (can also be substituted with lamb) 5 […]

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Nepalese Dining Guide

Regular everyday Nepali food is very healthy, nourishing , practical and surprisingly tasty. However, during many festivals foods can contain an elaborate assortment gourmet delights. The typical daily food for most people consist of “Dal Bhat” which consists rice (Bhat), lentil soup (dal) and vegetables in curry (Tarkari) and/or meat (Masu) and a small amount […]

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