Arunachal Pradesh is one of the states in the north east India. This state shares a border with Assam and Nagaland, and an international border with Bhutan, China and Myanmar. The food of the state is influenced by the tribes in the region. The staple food is rice, fish, meats and green vegetables. Thukpa, a noodle soup prepared with vegetables and/or meats is a very common soup among the Monpa tribe. Momos are another food that is very common here. Another popular food from this region is boiled rice cakes wrapped in leaves.
Thukpa can be prepared in both vegetarian and non-vegetarian variations; the most popular non-vegetarian variation includes chicken.
It is a noodle soup dish that is made with boiled rice noodles, chicken or vegetables. It is a traditional dish of ‘Monpa’, a tribe of Arunachal Pradesh.
Thukpa has been described as a "generic Tibetan word for any soup or stew combined with noodles".
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Course : lunch
Cuisine : Indian
Prep time : 5 minutes
Process time : 15 minutes
Total time : 20 minutes
Wheat Noodles - 1 bunch
Chicken without bone - 1/4 cup
Beans - 2
Cabbage - half
Onion - 1
Ginger- less than inch
Garlic - 2
Chili powder - 1 tsp
Turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
Pepper powder - 1 tsp
Salt - as per taste
Soya sauce - 1 tsp
Lemon juice - 1 tsp
Honey -1/2 tsp
Water - 1 cup
Sesame oil - 2 tsp
In pan add sesame oil, add sliced onions into it and sauté it well
Add chopped ginger-garlic to it and saute it
Add washed chicken into it and mix well
Add chopped tomato, carrots, beans, cabbage and saute it
Add turmeric, chili and pepper powder, with salt as per taste and mix it
Pour 1 cup of water and boil well until vegetables are cooked
Now put wheat noodles into it and immerse in it
Cook the noodles well in soup
Finally add soya sauce, lemon juice
Off the flame and add honey to it and mix well
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