Impress your friends or clients by sharing Nepali recipes or bringing an exotic home-cooked dish to your next potluck. Below, a round up of recipes from our hospitable employees:
Alu ko Achar
Arzoo Pokharel’s favorite dish to make is Alu ko Achar. A fitting meal for all kinds of occasions it combines ingredients that are rich in vitamins, proteins, and minerals that manifests into a savory addition for your next gathering. “Every time I’ve had this dish, I feel energized and it puts me in a pleasant mood,” said Arzoo.
- 2 large boiled potatoes
- 1 cucumber, sliced with insides removed
- 1 carrot, sliced or grated
- 3 green chilis, minced
- 2 tsp salt
- 1tsp red chili powder
- 2tbs garlic ginger paste
- 1/2 cup brown sesame seed toasted and ground
- 1 tbsp fenugreek seed powder
- 1/3 cup oil
- 1/3 tsp turmeric powder
- 1 lemon juice as per the taste
Step 1: Boil potatoes, peel the cover and cut them into cubes.
Step 2: Thinly slice the carrots, green chilly and cucumber (remember to remove the middle sections.)
Step 3: Toast the brown sesame seeds in a pan and grind into a powder.
Step 4: Combine potatoes, carrots, cucumber, and green chili into a bowl.
Step 5: Add salt, garlic paste, red chili powder, and sesame seed powder
Step 6: In a separate small pan, heat the oil and fry fenugreek seeds.
Step 7: When fenugreek seed turns black, add turmeric powder in it and pour the oil pan into the mixing bowl.
Step 8: Mix it well and add lemon juice as per your desired taste.
Step 9: You can also add coriander for taste.
Elika Tuladhar shares her chatamari dish below. A dish also known as Nepali pizza, it’s regarded to be a healthier version because of its nutrient-rich ingredients. “My mom makes best chatamari in the world and that’s why it’s my favorite.” Continue reading