Of Thukpas & Colourful Pillars

We’d been on the road for 4 days when we reached Leh. It was our first proper sit down meal, and we chose to have something that we were more familiar with. A big spread of Indian food.

But over the next few days, we tried out some Ladakhi cuisine too, and were floored by the Thukpa. A Thukpa is a Tibetan noodle soup. Mixed with vegetables or meat, as per your preference.

It’s subtle, in its appearance and in its flavour. Definitely a must try if you’re in the area.

PS: Of all the Thukpa’s we had, the best one was at the Grand Dragon Ladakh. Very delicate, and garnished to perfection. The colourful pillars with a Ladakhi influence definitely added to the charm. So did the warmth of the staff at the hotel.

WordsAkshay SethiPhotosAkshay SethiYear2017LocationLeh, India

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