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Ladakhi Chicken Thukpa

Posted in : Soups, Veg/Non Veg on by : Simmi Iyer

Thukpa is a traditional noodle soup from Tibet. and a popular dish along the region of Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh. Perfect for a cold-winter evening, Thukpa is made with mixing vegetables/chicken which makes it a good whole meal with nutrients. Quick and easy to make at home, Thukpa is an amazing option to cook for a light and fuss free meal.


  • 2 Chicken legs
  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • 5 Ginger
  • 7 Spring onions
  • 3 Green chilies
  • Coriander leaves
  • 4-5 Garlic cloves
  • Salt
  • 1/2 Lemon
  • 200 ml water
  • 1 tsp honey
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Handful of egg noodles

How to Make Ladakhi Chicken Thukpa

  • 1.De-join the 2 chicken legs.
  • 2.Julienne 5 gm ginger. Chop 5-6 spring onions and halve 3 green chilies. Finely chop 4-5 garlic cloves.
  • 3.Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil and shallow fry the chicken till it turns light brown.
  • 4.Now add chopped onion, and sliced carrot to the chicken.
  • 5.Then add ginger, garlic, spring onions and green chilies.
  • 6.Sprinkle salt, pepper and some fresh coriander leaves and saute.
  • 7.Add 200 ml of water and let it simmer for about 2-3 minutes.
  • 8.Squeeze in 1/2 lemon.
  • 9.Add 1 tsp of soya sauce and 1 tsp of honey.
  • 10.Stir the broth gently and cover it.
  • 11.Let it simmer away for 10 minutes.
  • 12.Remove the chicken from the broth and shred it.
  • 13.Add handful of egg noodles in the broth and cook for 5 minutes.
  • 14.Now add the shredded chicken back in the broth and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.
  • 15.Garnish with some spring onions, green chili and fresh coriander.
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