Sunday, August 6, 2017

Recipe - Thukpa (from Ladakh)

So my husband returned yesterday from Ladakh and he told me about this exquisite and delicately spiced noodle soup which they had as a staple diet throughout the ride.

This is what it looks like and I tried to make it today.


Here's the recipe:
It's quite simple.
1. Boil just a handful of noodles with a bit of salt.
2. Heat oil and add some minced garlic and chopped green chillies.
3. Add a cup of onion. Cook till translucent. Add chopped tomatoes. Cook well.
4. Add veggies of your choice. Cabbage, French beans, mushrooms, cabbage, corn, carrots etc. If you want the non-veg version, add shredded chicken.
5. Saute and let them turn soft.
6. Add garam masala (just a tad pinch), red chilly powder (pinch), black pepper powder, salt and chicken masala (even for the veg version). I also added some Maggi magic masala.
7. Add water and let it boil, like soup. When it's done, add the noodles and top it up with coriander. You can add a spot of vinegar too, if you want a tangy taste.
Check on the net. There are many variations of this recipe.


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