There are varieties of dishes to try while you are in Bhutan but the locals are fond of spicy cuisines.

Red Rice

Red Rice Bhutanese Food

Red rice is similar to drown rice and when cooked it is soft, slightly sticky and very nutritious.

Ema Datshi

Ema Datshi Bhutanese Food

It is mixture of cheese with chillies, it can be red dried chilies or green chillies.

It can also be made with addition of ferns, potatoes, mushrooms.

Shakam Paa

Shakam Paa Bhutanese Food

Shakam Paa is slow cooked dried beef with dried red chillies served dried without any gravy which goes really well red rice.

Phaksha Paa

Phaksha Paa Bhutanese Food

Phaksa paa is a dried pork served with red dried chillies, it can also go with radishes or spinach.

Jasha Maru

Jasha Maru Bhutanese Food

Jasha Maru is minced chicken dish with gravies and little bit of spice.

Momo (Dumplings)

Momo (Dumplings) Bhutanese Food

It is one of the favourites of Bhutanese. Usually made up of minced beef or pork and also vegetarian consisting of cheese with cabbages and other ingredients like onions, ginger, etc. mixed together and wrapped by a white flour and water dough from outside.

It also comes with a spicy chutney and a soup.

Butter Tea (Suja)

Butter Tea (Suja)

It is made from special tea leaves, water, salt, Yak or cow butter churned well in a wooden churner and served hot.

If you are planning for traveling to Bhutan. Amedewa Tours & Trek will happy to help you to get amazing experience of Bhutanese culture.