Facts About Food Culture in Nepal

Different countries have different culture and traditions. There is a popular saying “while in Rome do as Romans do”. Somewhat this little phrase is correct. If anybody is wandering into a unfamiliar territory then it is always better to research a bit. Here are some Interesting Facts About Nepalese Food Culture in Nepal. About things like the rules, culture and tradition about the particular place.

Tiny little Himalayan country Nepal has its own unique culture and tradition. So in this article I’ll be putting forward some of the things that will be beneficial to the foody foreigners who are planning to visit Nepal sooner or later. Nepalese culture is a bit different from ours, here are some interesting facts about Nepalese food culture in Nepal.

  • The main meal of Nepalese is Dal, Bhat and Tarkari (when translated to English it becomes like Lentils, Rice and Vegetables). Nepalese take this meal twice a day. In the hilly or the rural areas where Rice is quite expensive. Nepalese substitute rice with “dhedo” which is made from the mixture of flour and water or butter.
  • Most of the Nepalese people use their bare fingers and palm to eat their food especially the Dal, Bhat and Tarkari. So, if you see people eating with their hands and fingers then dont be surprised
  • Cows are the sacred animal in Nepal. So, Nepalese do not eat beef items. It is recommended that you dont ask for beef items anywhere and in any part of Nepal. Nepalese people find it offensive.
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