Cuisine in Ladakh :


Ladakhi atmosphere is totally different from other parts of India and Himalayan flora and fauna has led to the development of a dissimilar farming market and lifestyle. One third part of Ladakhi depend on firming and produce potatoes, pumpkins, beetroots and beans.

As far as cuisine is concerned, you can find a variety of delicious dishes related to Veg and Non-Veg. Travellers can taste local Ladakhi food which is nourishing and generally mildly flavoured. Ladakhi special is Thukpa a soup made with vegetables. The soup is accompanied with delicious momos or steamed dumplings stuffed with meat or vegetables and flavoured with spicy red chilli sauce.

Bakery stuffs are also freshly made in Ladakh which you can enjoy with locally made Apricot Jam. There are many restaurants in Ladakh, which offers you national as well as international meal.

Some best places to relax your appetite are :

Himalaya cafe – Mostly popular for good Tibetan cuisines
Shangri La – welcome visitors to enjoy its Korean cuisines
Budshah Inn – Focus almost on Chinese and Kashmiri cuisine
Dreamland Restaurant – Serve its plates in Tibetan, Italian, Kashmiri and Indian
Penguin Bar and Restaurant – a German bakery with a wide range of baked goods
Mentokling Restaurant – generally visited by pizza lovers, pizzas are prepared in a traditional wood fired oven

There is no dearth of eating places in Ladakh and you can find whatever you want to eat.