Numtak Balep

Fried Breakfast Bread

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Taste Tibet: Family recipes from the Himalayas

By Julie Kleeman and Yeshi Jampa

Published 2022

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Numtak balep is a lovely fluffy, slightly chewy bread that goes down a treat at breakfast time with tea and scrambled eggs, or is just as delicious paired with spicy chickpeas and potatoes. Yeshi had his first taste of it when he was about four or five years old. There were eight kids in the family and, from time to time, a couple of them would be sent away to stay with