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Thukpa Recipe

Thukpa is the Bhutanese traditional staple dish made by boiling rice, noodles, wheat flour, spaghetti etc.  This Himalayan Porridge, I’m quite sure everybody around the globe must have heard about this.

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Course: Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine: Bhutanese, Tibetan
Keyword: himalayan porridge, porridge recipe, recipe for thukpa, recipe of thukpa, recipe of thukpa soup, thukpa, thukpa dish, thukpa noodles, thukpa recipe, thukpa recipe veg, thukpa soup
Servings: 4


  • Chopped onion
  • Chopped tomato
  • Pieces of spring onion
  • Pieces of coriander leaves
  • Crushed garlic (optional)
  • Soya sauce
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Chilli powder
  • Ajino moto (optional)
  • Water


  • Boil the water thoroughly and put spaghetti in it.
  • Add a few drops of oil and a little bit of turmeric powder then stir.
  • After a thorough boiling of spaghetti for 2-3 mins drain the water using a strainer.
  • Rinse the boiled spaghetti thoroughly under cold water so that to make sure it doesn’t cook further due to its boiling heat.
  • Now take some oil over your pumps and mix the boiled spaghetti thoroughly it helps to keep noodles sticking from each other.
  • Keep the spaghetti in the strainer and boil the water in a pot adding salt to taste, few drops of soya sauce.
  • Meanwhile, you can cut the tomatoes, onions, coriander, spring onions and garlic into pieces.
  • Now take the amount of boiled spaghetti according to your capacity into a bowl and add a few condiments like chopped onion, tomato, spring onion, coriander leaves, crushed garlic, salt to taste, ajino moto (optional)
  • Now stir properly and taste the taste and whatever is missing you can keep adding and enjoy your experience.


- Don't overcook the noodles or spaghetti.
- Without garlic, it tastes more delicious.