Thursday, April 24, 2014

Thupka | Gya Thuk

Thupka

Thupka or Gya thuk is a well-known soup of northeastern states. Sikkim, a state of India & is also part of northern states very popular for it's cuisine in northeastern states. Sharing Sikkim's simple yet comforting soup made of spice paste, noodle & veggies. This soup can be soothing for chilling winters. 

Thupka
Cooking Details 
Prep Time-10mins 
Cook Time-30mins
Serves-2people
Adapted From : SBS
Ingredients 
1Carrot sliced thin in to equal parts 
Few branches of spring onion chopped
2Cups water or vegetable broth 
Rice noodles 50g
1Tbs oil
Salt to taste 
1Tbs lemon juice
To Grind
1Small onion chopped
2Tomatoes chopped
1Garlic 
1/2Tsp ginger
1Tsp cumin
2Red chili's
Directions 
- Grind the ingredients under grind to smooth paste.
- Heat pan with oil. Add paste to pan. 
- Fry it till the raw smell goes off. 
- Add vegetable broth to pan & cook it on low heat for 10mins.
- To the broth add carrots & cook for few minutes. Switch off heat. 
- Add salt & lemon juice to soup & adjust taste if needed. 
- Heat a deep vessel with full of water with little salt. Bring water to boil & switch off heat. Add noodles to vessel. Stir occasionally if needed. After 5mins drain  water & wash noodles with cold water.
- Transfer soup in to serving bowls & top with cooked rice noodles.
- Garnish with spring onions & serve right away.


Thupka

Note
- Check instruction back of the noodle box to cook them. 
- You can veggies of your choice to the broth. 
- Don't over cook veggies. 
- If the red chili's you are using are less spicier then add a green chili to the grind paste.


Thupka
Follow me on "Facebook", "Google+", "Pinterest" for daily updates. Leave me a comment on any queries regarding this recipe & I will be able to answer it for you as soon as possible.


23 comments:

  1. Very lovely pictures..and a nice dish...

    ReplyDelete
  2. I simply loved your presentation..the bowl, the mat ..the chop sticks..not to forget the greens around the bowl..everything!..it gives such an authentic look..the soup looks very serene and well made..super post!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Hi Sree, lovely presentation. the bright orange color on the plain white background just stimulates the taste buds as well as is a pleasure to see. Recipe sounds yummmmmy.

    ReplyDelete
  4. hats off to clicking those delicious pics!!! I am so drooling here!!! beautiful!!

    ReplyDelete
  5. Would love to have that warm soup rite now for my dinner, beautiful soup with eye pleasing colour.

    ReplyDelete
  6. What a simple and lovely clear broth soup!

    ReplyDelete
  7. Very tempting looking and nice pictured dish

    ReplyDelete
  8. Lovely clicks and thukpa looks amazing.

    ReplyDelete
  9. The pictures are stunning! Very appealing composition!

    ReplyDelete
  10. The second is amazing,such a comforting bowl of soup...

    ReplyDelete
  11. Delicious! Love the color of the thukpa and nicely presented. Lovely clicks

    ReplyDelete
  12. Like Vaishali says this is a yum pic. Love it. I cannot analyse it like her but I love it. The soup is different forom whta I made but I love it.

    ReplyDelete
  13. Wow, love that colors on your bowl!!! Wish i can eat from the pictures!!!!

    ReplyDelete
  14. simple and delightful bowl of goodness

    ReplyDelete
  15. wow thats a very delightful and yummy thukpa version valli :) temping me !!

    ReplyDelete
  16. You have plated it so well and the dish looks so tempting Sreevalli...

    ReplyDelete
  17. such vibrant colours.. very nice clicks

    ReplyDelete
  18. Love the presentation and the dish looks so vibrant.

    ReplyDelete