Chicken Thukpa Recipe

Preparation Time
Difficulty Moderately easy
Occasion Ramzan
Recipe Type Dinner
Cuisine North East India

Thukpa is a Himalayan noodle soup, usually served with meat and is really delicious with lean chicken. It is popular in Tibet, Bhutan, Nepal, and some parts of India. "Thuk" means heart so it is a heart warming dish. In Bhutan it would usually be made with buckwheat noodles


Ingredient Quantity Calories Fat Cholestrol
Chicken 250 gram 412.5 8.75 2.13
Noodle 300 gram 390 6 0.84
Onion 2 nos 56 0.14
Spring Onion 1 tablespoon 76 270
Garlic 3 clove 13.41 0.06
Green Chillies 4 nos 14.4
chicken stock 1 tablespoon 0.65
Salt 1 as required 0
962.96 284.95 2.97

Preparation Method

  1. 1 Fry Onion with Garlic and green Chilieses, then add minced meat, fry for 10 min. Add Salt to taste. Then keep aside after cooking.
  2. 2 BOil 4 litre of Water vigorously and drop Noodles, bOil for 2 min, stirring occasionally.
  3. 3 Drain the Noodles through a large sieve and run cold Water over them to stop them from sticking. Squeeze the Water from the Noodles and transfer to a serving bowl.
  4. 4 Pour hot soup into bowl with Noodles.
  5. 5 Put fried meat-Onion mixture and finely chopped Green Onion leaves on top of it.
  6. 6 Thukpa is ready to serve hot.