Our Experience Chefs are always ready to give cooking classes to those who want to learn how to prepare popular Nepali food. We have set this so our guests can recreate any Nepali dish they wish to learn.
The Traditional Nepali Thali
The Nepali thali is a round platter consisting of a range of delicacies that have originated of various cuisines that root up upon ethnicity, climate and cultural diversity of Nepal. A traditional Nepali cuisine is locally known as ‘Dal-bhat-tarkari’ which typically means soup, rice and vegetables. Here's a list of food items that you can expect while ordering a typical Nepali thali.
Rice / Dhido
Plain white rice is the major aspect of the Nepali cuisine. However, sometimes this might be substituted when asked for by Dhido. Dhido—made up of corn or millet flour—is the most popular food in the rural areas of Nepal. This simple flour pudding could be substituted for rice in a traditional Nepali set.
Dal (Lentil Soup)
Dal is a soup made of lentils and spices, another major facet of the Nepali cuisine as it is high in protein.
You can always expect spinach as part of the Nepali side dish. A traditional Nepali cuisine is well presented with scrumptious fresh spinach which will make even those who don’t prefer spinach fall in love with it.
Piro Aalu (Spicy Potato)
Potato is definitely every Nepali’s favorite vegetable considering the variety of methods of making it, so it’s highly likely it would be included in the cuisine. Usually boiled then fried along with many spices this is the dish to mix along with the Dal and rice.
Masu (Meat Curry)
The meat item varies along the taste of its consumers. A traditional Nepali thali set offers chicken, mutton or buffalo meat along with tasteful stew. This however can be completely left out if you are a vegan or vegetarian.
Numerous pickles can be found around Nepal according to the climate and geographical cultures. Pickles are essential in every Nepali meal however two of the most common pickle used in a traditional Nepali cuisine are ‘mula ko achar’ (radish pickle) and ‘gundruk’ (Dried and fermented spinach).
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