Tibetan food, which evolved to sustain a hardy people living at an average elevation of 16,000 feet, is like no other food in the world.
Thenthuk is a typical Tibetan noodle soup that keeps the nomads warm during the long Tibetan winters.You can make it either with vegetables or meat. In Tibetan “then” means pull and “thuk” means noodles.
Every Tibetan family has a slightly different momo recipe, with various theories on how to make them the most juicy and delicious, or how to keep the dough skins to the desired delicate thinness.
In Lhasa, you can choose Tibetan food, Sichuan cuisine, western food as well as Nepalese food and Indian food.
Tibetan food, like Tibetan people and their culture, has a very distinct character. Many people have given Tibetan cuisine a bad reputation while others like it and think it's not that bad.