Tsampa Snack Balls: Delicious and Nutritious!

We are delighted to share these three beautiful new tsampa recipes by Ann Lachman, owner of Purple Mountain Tsampa. If you’re new to Tibetan food, tsampa is a hearty, nutty-tasting flour made from roasted barley. Ann’s recipes are a tasty, updated twist on the most traditional way of eating tsampa in Tibet, as pa — […]

Khapse Recipes: Bulug

As part of a series on the traditions of Losar, Tibetan New Year, here is a recipe for bulug, which is a fairly fancy type of the new year pastries collectively called khapse. See our Losar guide for celebrating Tibetan New Year >> For a simpler kind of khapse to cook, see our recipe for […]

How Many Calories in Steamed Veg Momos?

We are often asked how many calories are in steamed veg momos, so we sat down last week with an online nutritional counter and worked out the calories, fat, carbs and protein for Lobsang’s Cheese and Spinach Momos recipe.     If you would like to explore more of the comforting, wonderful flavors of traditional Tibetan […]

How to Make Cheese and Spinach Momos

  We recently tried out a tasty new momo recipe with a cheese and spinach filling that we think you’ll like.  These dumplings, called chura (cheese) momos in Tibetan, are quite a bit lighter in fat and calories than their beef brothers. Recipe for Spinach and Cheese (Chura) Momos: Makes about 55 momos. (People eat […]

Shamey Gongthuk: Recipe for Veggie Egg Noodles

  Recently, we took a YoWangdu community survey that showed a strong interest in Tibetan-style vegetarian food. (Our friend Dan Haig from Tibet Online teased us about this, knowing how much Tibetans traditionally love their meats :-) We love vegetarian Tibetan dishes too, so Lobsang experimented with a new Tibetan fusion veggie dish, Shamey Gongthuk, […]

Shogo Khatsa: Spicy Potatoes Recipe

  If you’re a person who can handle some hot peppers, you are going to love our friend Nima’s wonderful shogo khatsa — spicy potatoes — recipe.* Nima la learned this recipe from Nepali people in her hometown of Kalimpong, in the Darjeeling district of the Indian state of West Bengal. In India, this dish […]