11 Foods To Try In Leh

Foods To Try In Leh
Foods To Try In Leh

Whenever you visit a new place, you must try out the Local food staples as well as local delicacies.Leh is a journey, few dare to take.So, if you have decided to explore the heaven on Leh, do try the following:

11 Foods To Try In Leh

Cheese made out of Yak’s milk

Travellers who like trying out different local cuisines and regional specialities say, the cheese made up out of Yak’s milk is a must try.Though, you must always take a small portion and small pieces, as it is pretty hard to bite on.This is readily available with local vendors in three different flavours, including:Sweet, Salty and plain.

Butter Tea

This is a special, Salty tea that is made in most homes in the Leh-Ladakh.The butter helps to moisturize the lips while you sip on it and the Salt helps to prevent altitude sickness.

Tigmo or Teemo

This is a type of fermented and steamed bread that is consumed by locals in Leh.It is served with vegetable stew or meat stew, as per your preference.You cannot afford to miss this soft and fluffy bread when in Leh.

Momos

Both steamed and fried momos out here in Leh are drool worthy and surely you must not skip them.The hot and spicy momos help you beat the chill, too!!

Thukpa

This is basically a clear vegetable soup that is great to help you feel comfortable in the cold environmental conditions.

Mokthuk

This is a clear veggie soup with momos in it.Basically, it is a double-delight.

Thenktuk

This is a modified variety of Thukpa, which contains noodles, in addition to veggies.

Qahwa

This is staple beverage that must be consumed each day in Leh to help keep your body warm.It contains Daalchini or Cinnamon and Saffron.

Kulcha

It is a hard bun that is eaten with Tea and Qahwa, very often.

The Langar at Gurudwara Pathar Sahib

The food cooked is clean, tasty and homely.It is served to all those whi desire to eat in a very heart warming manner by the Sewaks at the Gurudwara.Army men can routely be found walking in here to enjoy  the delicious langar.

Khambir

It is a thicker version of Roti that can be taken my spreading jam or butter over it.You may also eat it with Egg omellette, if you wish.Whenever you visit a new place, you must try out the Local food staples as well as local delicacies.Leh is a journey, few dare to take.So, if you have decided to explore the heaven on Leh, do try the following.

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