Kukhra alainchi sanga

Gurkha cardamom sauce

Preparation info
  • Makes

    2 x 500 ml

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      55 min

Appears in
Lands of the Curry Leaf

By Peter Kuruvita

Published 2018

  • About

This is a sauce from the Gurkha people in Nepal, who are famed for their courage and tenacity. Trekking through the Himalayas, trudging up to 4800 metres (16,000 feet), also made me realise how resilient they are, as we were passed in both directions by the same Ghurka speeding up and down the mountain, delivering everything from beer to beds up to base camp, so we could enjoy pizza and beer among the highest peaks in the world.

Try this aromatic sauce with anything from grilled egg