One of the perks of traveling is that you get to taste a lot of different flavors from a lot of different places. Each town, city, or country has its own specialty. Nepal has its own set of culinary offerings for tourists. The following are some dishes and beverages that you must try when you go eating and drinking in Nepal.
Daal bhaat tarkaari is considered as the national food. The dish is made up of spicy lentils topped over cooked rice and served with different vegetables cooked with spices. The vegetables are called tarkari and are made up of a combination of daikon radish, tomatoes, cabbage, mustard greens, green beans, potatoes, and squash. This meal is almost always available in restaurants or teahouses. They serve this for breakfast and dinner. In some places where rice is hard to get by, cornmeal mush, wholewheat tortillas called chapatis, or barley are used as alternative. Daal bhaat tarkaari is often served with a locally made yogurt called dahi along with very spicy achar or pickle. The Nepalese traditionally eat this using their right hand. [Read more…]