Nepali Dishes You Need to Try

Obviously, while in Nepal, you should try dal bhat. Obviously. But there are many other traditional foods that are good for a snack or a meal. Check out my latest article on Culture Trip (extract below).

10 Traditional Nepali Dishes You Need to Try at Least Once

Ask any Nepali what their favourite food is and you’re likely to get a laugh and a ‘dal bhat, of course!’ While it’s imperative that you get used to eating dal and rice several times a week (if not, twice a day), there are plenty of other delicious traditional Nepali dishes that you should try while in Nepal. Here are our favourites.

Sel Roti

Sometimes called Nepal’s answer to the donut (because they’re deep-fried and round), sel roti are in fact much less sweet than the familiar donut, though they do have a hint of sweetness. They’re commonly found at road-side snack stalls and made in Nepali homes during celebrations and certain festivals (especially Maghe Sankranti and Tihar).

Read the rest of the article here.

Top image: Magar woman cooking sel roti for a wedding, in the Annapurna region. Taken by me in April 2016, while on the Annapurna Community Eco-Lodge trek.


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