Tibetan Thukpaby Sujata LimbuCreated on 11th Sep 2015

  • Tibetan Thukpa, How to make Tibetan Thukpa
Tibetan Thukpaby Sujata Limbu
  • Prep Time0mins
  • Cook Time25mins
  • Serves3People
Tibetan Thukpa

Ingredients

  • 1 packet egg noodles
  • 2 small tomatoes finely chopped
  • 2 medium sized potatoes thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup cabbage finely chopped
  • 2 medium sized onions finely chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon red chili powder
  • 3-4 garlic cloves finely grated
  • 1/2 inch ginger finely grated
  • 3 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 teaspoon kopan masala ( see below)
  • Salt and pepper according to taste
  • Half onion finely chopped to garnish
  • 2 eggs cooked omelette for garnishing
  • Kopan Masala Ingredients:
  • 20 cardamom pieces husk removed
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg freshly grated
  • 4 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 4 tablespoon coriander seeds
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 20 cloves

Steps

  1. Take a pan, add in all the kopan masala ingredients (except nutmeg) and lightly roast over low flame until aromatic.
  2. Then remove the pan and let the spices cool down to room temperature. Next put in the grated nutmeg, and grind all these spices together coarsely.
  3. Heat the butter in a pan, then put in the onions along with the garlic and ginger. Saute and cook for 1-2 minutes until they change colour.
  4. Now put in the kopan masala along with the rest of the spices and give it a good stir.
  5. Add in the sliced potatoes, tomatoes, cabbage, fry and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then pour in the veg stock and bring to a boil.
  6. Meanwhile, take another pan and bring 1-2 liter water to boil.
  7. Once the water starts bubbling, put in the egg noodles and cook for 5-8 minutes or until the noodles are cooked.
  8. Once the noodles are cooked, drain them and directly put them into the boiling broth. Put in salt and pepper according to taste, let this simmer and cook for another 4-5 minutes.
  9. In the meantime, prepare the omelette for garnishing.
  10. Serve piping hot with the omelette and raw onions on top.

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