Himalayan Chicken Thukpa

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      45 min

Appears in
Chilli & Mint: Indian Home Cooking from A British Kitchen

By Torie True

Published 2021

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Chicken thukpa is a Himalayan soup found in the northern states of India including Sikkim, Darjeeling and Ladakh, as well as neighbouring Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan. It’s a cross between a chicken noodle soup and a ramen and ‘thuk’ means heart, so this is a bowl of heart-warming soup. I often make this when I have leftover chicken from a roast dinner which works well, or you can use breast or boned thighs. I also make my homemade chicken stock with the roast chicken carcass (see