Thenthuk Soup Recipe (Tibetan Style Noodle Soup)
A Tibetan Style delicacy with noodles, oats, zucchini, spring onions and more
Thenthuk Soup Recipe is Tibetan Style Noodle Soup that is also very popular in North East India, and the soup contains both veggies and rice or whole wheat noodles in it. Hand pulled noodles are yummy to taste and we know exactly what goes into making the noodles when it is done at home. Though we have ready noodles available in stores, I have chosen to make in in house, like the traditional recipe calls for. You can either use a chicken broth or vegetable broth as per your preference. Vegetable broth is used here. Serve Thenthuk Soup Recipe (Tibetan Style Noodle Soup) for dinner.
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Note:The noodles should not be over cooked
For the Noodles
- 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour , (Rice Flour can also be used)
- 4 tablespoon Instant Oats (Oatmeal)
- Salt , to taste
- Cooking oil , for cooking
- Water , to knead For the broth
- 1 Onion , sliced
- 1 inch Ginger , chopped
- 4 cloves Garlic , chopped
- 1 Tomato , chopped
- 1 Green zucchini , chopped
- 1 tablespoon Red Chilli sauce
- 1 tablespoon Green Chilli Sauce
- 1 tablespoon Soy sauce
How to make Thenthuk Soup Recipe (Tibetan Style Noodle Soup)To make the noodles
To begin making Combine all the ingredients for the noodles and knead it into a soft dough. Rest it for about 20 minutes.
Roll it flat and then cut into thin strips. Keep them aside covered with a cloth so that they do not go dry till you make your broth.
Heat a sauce with oil, add onions, ginger and garlic saute them till the onions are translucent.
Then add in the chopped zucchini and saute well till it changes slight brown and gets caramelized.
At this point add in sufficient water required to have a soup consistency (about 2 cups of water)
Bring it to boil, and then add in your sauces along with chopped tomatoes and check for seasonings.
Once the soup start to boil ,then add the noodles strip into the boiling soup and stir
Then add the spinach leaves (Optional) .The noodles will absorb water and thicken.
Garnish with Spring Onions and coriander leaves and serve Thenthuk Soup Recipe (Tibetan Style Noodle Soup) on itself.
Thenthuk Soup Recipe (Tibetan Style Noodle Soup) is part of the North Eastern Recipe Contest