Veg Thukpa

Arunachal Pradesh has food recipes vary with in the region , mostly influenced by the Tribes. The famous dishes of Arunachal Pradesh includes Apang or rice beer made from fermented rice or millet . The most staple food is rice with fish , meat and vegetables . Another famous dish among a tribe “Monpa” is Thukpa , a noodle soup contains vegetables, meat and spices. I came up with the vegetarian version of the soup and adapted the recipe from Foodieshope. The taste of this soup was perfect and soothing , just to enjoy every sip . So let’s start the recipe . Yum



2 Fistful spaghetti pasta
Water as needed
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon oil

1 carrot , chopped
1/2 cup green beans
1/2 cup cabbage , shredded
1 potato , small cubed
2 green onion , chopped
1 tomato , chopped
1/2 cup button mushroom, chopped
1 green chilly , slit
2 garlic cloves
1 teaspoon ginger, grated
Salt to taste
1 teaspoon peppercorn , crushed
1/4 cup coriander leaves , chopped

Cook Spaghetti pasta in boiling water with salt and a teaspoon of oil .Cook till done and then strain, cover and keep aside.
Boil 5 cups of water, add 2 cups of mixed chopped vegetables , green chilly , garlic and cook on medium flame.
When veggies are almost cooked add 1 teaspoon of grated ginger, coriander leaves and pepper powder. Cover and let it sit for a minute. Stir the soup, add cooked noodles and salt (if needed ) and garnish with chopped green onions.

Serve hot.


Serve-4. Cooking time-25 minutes


4 responses to “Veg Thukpa

  1. Thanks for sharing this Sapna!

  2. What a healthy recipe, Sapna! Cuisine from the North East is not very easily available in Mumbai though now there are a couple of restaurants here.

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