Foods of Leh- 10 Dishes of Leh Cuisine that you must try when visit Leh


Leh Ladkah is like a dream for those who like to take a road tour through serpentine roads and among humungous mountains covered with snow. Many people think that food in Leh is just restricted to Ladkakhi cuisines like momo and Thukpa noodle soup, but in reality it is even more than that. The food and dishes here very unique, but for that you have to search a little bitby putting some effort and reaching to the local people out there. Dishes in Leh are the combination of Tibetan, Chinese, Continental, and Korean, etc. You must try the unique foods here to know more about the people of Leh. So, here is the list of some famous dishes of Leh. You might be familiar with some listed here, but you will surely know more about some new as well.


Chat with agent Enquire for package


Here is a list for you - Foods of Leh- 10 Dishes of Leh Cuisine that you must try when visit Leh

1. Ladakhi Pulao

It looks a little subtle if we compared it to other variants of Kashmiri Pulao, Lucknow. However, it doesn’t lack a bit in terms of taste and flavour. In fact, the taste and aroma of Ladakhi Pulao will leave you surprised. It is prepared with the raw rice soaked into the aromatic seasoning and mutton stock. And then various vegetables and nuts are added to make it rich and colourful. It is not a dish that you can get easily at any restaurant in Leh, but if you are lucky enough to get an invitation by some local then you might get this delicious dish.

2. Tigmo

Generally pronounced as Teemo, which is a vegetarian dish in Leh. This can be eaten at any time of the day be it is breakfast, lunch or dinner. It is nothing but a flavourful vegetable stew that could be eaten both as snack or a dish. The most important ingredients of this dish are vegetables and fermented bread pieces. This is mainly a vegetarian dish, but it can be customized to give a non-vegetarian twist as well.

Struck by Wanderlust? Get best quotes on your favourite destinations

3. Saag

It is again a vegetarian dish made from spinach. It is a very simple and tasty dish. The preparation of this dish require fresh Spinach leaves along with red chilies, garlic, cloves, etc all sautéed in mustard oil. It is served with rice or simple chapatti. It is one of the nutritious foods in Leh and has its origin in Kashmir.

4. Thupka

Leh is incomplete without tasting Thupka. It is one of the tastiest food in the town. Thupka is basically a noodle soup with steamed veggies, chicken, pork as well as beef. The mix of all these savory ingredients is served with spicy sauce to give a totally new look to this dish. It is basically a Tibetan cuisine which you can find in almost all the Himalayan region state and cities.

Struck by Wanderlust? Get best quotes on your favourite destinations

5. Khambir

Khambir is a traditional bread preferred by the locals of Leh, they use this dish generally in their meals. The bread has thick crust baked in pan with brownish colour and soft texture. The bread is served with a butter tea for an amazing taste. Apart from that, one can also use bread with some other curry based dishes as well.

6. Phirni

Phirni is a kind of dessert, it is similar to Kheer. However, texture of Phirni is very smooth in comparison with Kheer. This sweet dish is served in kullhaad i.e, a pot made from mud, which will further enhance its taste. There are various topping of various dry foot is also there such as almonds, rasins, cashew, etc. The main ingredients of this dish include boiled rice, vermicelli, milk, and sugar.

Struck by Wanderlust? Get best quotes on your favourite destinations

7. Momos

Momos has become the most common food of mountains. You will get them easily here in Leh in different shapes and wit different fillings. The spicy sauce complements the taste of this famous dish of Leh. One can eat it as a snack or a proper dish. It is also a Tibetan cuisine which is taken by the people of Leh as one of the main food here.

8. Skew

It is again another dumpling soup made with tiny thumb sized chapatis. The soup consists lots of veggies and offer a lip-smacking taste. It is mainly a vegetarian soup kind of dish, but some customization can make it non-veg dish too. As in the place of veggies, one can add chicken chunks or other non-veg product as well.

Struck by Wanderlust? Get best quotes on your favourite destinations

9. Kulcha Bun

It is not a Kulcha that we know, it is completely different from that. This is a bun that you can have it with your qahwa or butter tea. This bun is very popular among the local of Leh Ladakh, they have some other level of likeness about this food. This dish has its own importance among the various foods of Leh. It is recommended to have once you are in Leh.

10. Cholak

Cholak is simply a scrumptious non-vegetarian food in Leh. It is extremely famous in Leh. It has spicy taste and essence of veggies and noodles simply improve the texture and taste of it. You can’t miss this dish if you are a foodie and really like some authentic food. The flavour of local spices and preparation style will satiate your taste buds for sure.

 

Struck by Wanderlust? Get best quotes on your favourite destinations


Follow Us On  :           

Recommended For You

Estimate Your Trip Cost

Include flight/traveller cost
* This is only an estimated quote and actual trip cost may vary at the time of purchase as all prices are subject to change without prior notice due to availability, fuel prices and/or unforeseen economic circumstances.
SEE PACKAGES PLAN A TRIP
Choose Your Destination  
MAY
JUN
JUL
AUG
SEP
OCT
NOV
DEC
JAN
FEB
MAR
APR
7,000+
TRAVEL AGENTS
33,000+
AMAZING DEALS
33 Lacs+
HAPPY TRAVELLERS
About HelloTravel About us Contact us Privacy policy Terms Follow Us
We accept :
Latest trip ideas: » Foods of Lakshadweep- 5 Dishes of Lakshadweep Cuisine that you must try when visit Lakshadweep   » Best cafes in Meghalaya- 10 Most Popular Restaurants in Meghalaya   » Foods of Jodhpur – 8 dishes of Jodhpur Cuisine that you must try when you visit Jodhpur   » Nightlife of Kedarnath   » Foods of Badrinath - 5 dishes of Badrinath cuisine you must try when you visit Badrinath   » Badrinath shopping places the must visiting shopping places in Badrinath for all budgets   » Nightlife in Chamba - Top 4 Amazing Spots to Experience Nightlife in Chamba   » Meghalaya Travelogue and Travel Stories –A Backpacking Tour of Meghalaya   » Nubra Valley Shopping guide - the must-visit shopping places in Nubra Valley for all budgets   » Foods of Kasol – 6 dishes of Kasol Cuisine that you must try when you visit Kasol   » Jodhpur Travelogue and Travel Stories – The Blue City of India   » Chamba Shopping guide - the must visit shopping places in Chamba for all budgets   » Manali Shopping Guide – the must visit shopping places in Manali for all budgets   » Leh Shopping guide - the must visit shopping places in Leh for all budgets   » Pondicherry Travelogue & Travel Stories – Love at first sight   » Best cafes in Nubra Valley – 4 Most popular restaurants in Nubra Valley   » Ladakh shopping guide the must visit shopping places in Ladakh for all budgets   » Foods of Nubra Valley - 6 dishes of Ladakhi cuisine that you must try when you visit Nubra Valley   » Bir Billing Shopping guide - the must visit shopping places in Bir Billing for all budgets   » Jodhpur Shopping Guide – the must visit shopping places in Jodhpur for all budgets   » Nightlife in Meghalaya- Top 7 Amazing Spots to Experience Nightlife in Meghalaya   » Himachal Pradesh Shopping Guide- the must-visit shopping places in Himachal for all budgets   » Nightlife in Leh   » Kedarnath Shopping guide- the must visit shopping places in Kedarnath for all budgets.   » Foods of Khajuraho- 5 dishes of Regional cuisine that you must try when you visit Khajuraho   » Foods of Rajasthan – 9 dishes of Rajasthan Cuisine that you must try when you visit Rajasthan   » Best Cafes in Himachal Pradesh- 8 Most Popular Restaurants in Himachal Pradesh   » Nightlife in Assam - Top 10 Amazing Spots to Experience Nightlife in Assam   » Nightlife in Lakshadweep   » Nightlife in Manali – Top 6 amazing spots to experience Nightlife in Manali  
Copyright. All Rights Reserved
1