Puri – popular crispy bread Food recipes 

Puri – popular crispy bread

 Puri is a popular crispy bread known in India, although it is also a traditional Nepali dish. It is a bread made of whole wheat flour, usually eaten with Potato Curry (Aaloo ko tarkari). Recipe for 20 pieces: Preparation: Mix flour and salt in a bowl and add water little by little to dough while kneading. Add 1 spoon of... Read More
Laphing, Tibetan fast food: My experience Culture Food Interesting facts 

Laphing, Tibetan fast food: My experience

A snack that cools and gives strenght on a cool summer day. Origin Laphing is originally from Sichuan cuisine which is one of China’s most popular ones. It was  called ‘liang fen’. Tibetans, as followed, have enjoyed the dish and have brought it straight to Nepal where it, too, starts to gain popularity. Serving The consistency of laphing is jelly-like, made of mung-bean or... Read More
The division of Nepal Interesting facts 

The division of Nepal

It is quite interesting that the 7 provinces in Nepal are called now Province No. 1, Province No. 2 etc. Before Nepal was divided into 14 Administrative Zones which had normal names. The change happened in 2015 with new establishment. The previous system of division Mechi Zone, named after the Mechi River Kosi Zone, named after the Kosi River Sagarmatha Zone, named after Sagarmatha... Read More
Paneer curry Food recipes 

Paneer curry

Paneer is Indian / South Asian white curd that goes great with many other products. And it also maintains its shape during thermal processing. I did not believe that this cheese would behave so well during frying, that’s why my pieces of cheese are oblong and a bit larger than they should be. However, a cube with a side of... Read More
Nepal: Muktinath Culture Interesting places 

Nepal: Muktinath

Muktinath is situated at an altitude of 3,710 meters (12,172 feet) at the base of the Thorong La mountain pass in the Mustang district, Muktinath is a highly venerated sacred place for both Hindus and Buddhists. Hindus call the site Mukti Kshetra, which literally means the “place of salvation” and it is one of the most ancient temples of the... Read More
Nepal: Limbu caste Culture Interesting facts 

Nepal: Limbu caste

Limbu, are the second most numerous tribe of the people called Kiranti. Their caste makes 1.6% of population in Nepal. The Limbu tribe was about 380,000 big in the early 21st century. The Limbu are of Mongolian roots and speak a language belonging to the Himalayan group of Tibeto-Burman languages. It has its own alphabet (the Kirat-Sirijonga script), believed to have been invented in the... Read More