Expect authentic food during the trek to Nepal. Nepal’s diversified population includes people from many cast, religions, and cultures, which is highly fascinating. Ever since the community was unified, there has been peace. Every distinctive commune has its own style of living and distinct and unique cuisine. You can definitely keep your belly satisfied for a while by munching on some light crumbs. However, your body will soon be craving meals after long hours of strenuous trekking through the rugged terrain.
There are a whole lot of options that you can choose from to fulfill your hungry belly. Fast food, such as pizza and burgers, is also available on the menu. In addition to fast cuisine, you can relish an outburst of authentic flavor that will astound you.
Expectations shouldn’t be too high because the food served on walking trails is typically not fancy. Yet even the most basic foods will surprise you. The locals will prepare with all their love and serve you with the best hospitality. For a moment you will feel that you are back home enjoying your meal. Let me introduce you to some of the basic food eaten during the treks.
Breakfast without a doubt is the most important meal of the day. The Tibetan flatbread will definitely please your empty tummy. You can eat it with an omelet or else if you have a sweet tooth it tastes better with honey as well. However, the breakfast choice is not limited, you can choose from a different variety from the menu.
“MoMo” is another genuine dish you can enjoy for lunch (A dumpling stuffed with savory meat filling served with achar). You can choose French fries as a side dish, but limit how much you eat because too much of it will make it difficult to hike.
You will be familiar with the expression “Daal-Bhat power 24 hours” by the time you have walked for one or two days. It is a staple of the common Nepali diet. The majority of Nepalis consume it twice daily, which offers them the energy they need for work. Dal Bhat, which consists of rice, lentil soup curries (vegetable or meat), and a flavorful pickle that will undoubtedly tickle your taste bud.
Dhido, a meal made by gradually adding flour to boiling water and combining it until the result is stiff, is another food that will surprise you. Make a small ball with one’s finger, dip it in (lentil soup, meat soup, gundruk) and eat it without swallowing. It tastes better with chutney!
Here are only a few of the typical staple foods. Don’t miss the chance to discover and expect authentic food from a diverse Nepalese community while you are in Kathmandu.