If there is a noodle soup with the goodness of vegetables, spices and meat that has our heart, it could be nothing but Thukpa. A quintessential dish in Bhutan, Nepal, China, Tibet and Northeast India, Thukpa could be a perfect way to conquer your hunger. Recipe inside.
Soups have always been an indominable part of our meal but when it comes to our favourite noodle soup, thukpa wins the battle. Thukpa is quite a popular dish but for those who don’t know, it is a noodle soup loaded with spices, veggies as well as meat. It is a popular dish in Northeast states in India like Sikkim, Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, Himalayan regions of India as well as Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet as well as China. The cooking method and ingredients may differ from one recipe to another, but its love and charm remains the same.
Some believe that Thukpa has originated from Tibet’s eastern part while some say Thukpa was first created in China. While there could be many thukpa varieties in Tibet like thenthuk, gyathuk, pathug and drethug, the Nepalese version has noodles with spices, veggies and meat. If your love for thukpa knows no limits, it's time to get your hands on a bowl of delicious chicken thukpa. Loaded with shredded chicken, spices and noodles, this dish will not just soothe you from inside but will also provide the right amount of nutrients to the body. And the best part is, this one-pot meal could work as a wholesome meal for you. Great, isn't it? Wanna know how to make this chicken thukpa at home? Here is the recipe.