No vacation is complete without indulging and experiencing the culture of the place that you are visiting and one of the most important aspects of culture is the food. The local flavors and taste are what have been passed through generations and define a place in the most delicious way possible. Nepal is no akin to such food and flavors in its local cuisine, and street food is all about a variety of flavors.
If you are visiting Nepal next try these 5 delicious street foods which packs the essence of Nepal and to complete your vacation.
A classic savory Nepali staple is a fried pancake made from mashed lentils, ginger and is served with a side of curry. It has a texture similar to a falafel is often served with a side of the potato, crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, it’s a must-try!
A Nepali version of yogurt and the literal meaning of juju dhau is ‘The King of Yogurt’. Often sold in a clay pot has a sweet and creamy texture that melts in your mouth.
A must-have for meat lovers, you can either have chicken or mutton depending on your taste. Barbequed meat with distinct nepali flavors and is grilled over a natural wood fire.
A widely loved dish, which literally presents everywhere in Nepal is momos the origins of this are Tibetian but has been a food choice in Nepal for ages. It is a steam or fried dumpling filled with meat/vegetables accompanied by spicy and tangy sauce also known as chutney.
An egg-shaped rice dumpling filled with either condensed milk or sesame seeds and molasses. It has a chewy texture and is also one of the most popular delicacies.
The street food in Nepal is vibrant and has a variety ranging from rich and dense savory flavors to sweet flavors offering a cultural food explosion right in a street.