If you think that you are going to have eating vows when you are in Leh or Ladakh then you definitely need not worry as the local food that is served there is something which you are going to remember for a long time. Though there are several restaurants lined up, which serve you with the same usual food that is served everywhere, the local food items are something which you are going to remember for a long time. Leh Ladakh Packages are the perfect packages which make sure that you do not miss out on anything. So here are the four local delicacies which you definitely need to try:
Chhurpi is cheese from Yak’s milk. Chhupri is easily available in the main market whereas you can even find it on the roadside street shops. Chhupri is available in three flavours i.e. sweet, salty and plain. The cheese is hard and looks somewhat like calcium deposits so it is advisable that you buy the smaller pieces instead of going for large pieces. Apart from clicking pictures of the yak make sure that you try this as well.
Tigmo is also pronounced as Teemoand if you head to a local restaurant and ask for a local dish then they would definitely serve you with Tigmo. A form of fermented and steamed bread and is served with veg or non-veg stew. The bread usually is very soft and fluffy and tastes even better with light flavoured stew.
It is said that it is a crime to be in Leh and not taste momos, as the Momos that are served in Leh are available in all kinds of shapes and sizes. Sometimes you would even end up having a momo like a rat shape. The taste of the momos that are served in Leh is very different to what you would have elsewhere. So by all chances do not miss out on the momos served here.
Thukpa is said to be as one of the most comfort food in the Leh Ladakh region. Basically a Tibetian soup, it is a crystal clear soup with lots of vegetables in it. If you add noodles into it then it can be called as Thenktuk. During the times when temperatures are cold in the region, people love to have this to keep them warm.
Make your trip memorable by availing the Leh Ladakh Packages and trying these mouth-watering delicacies.