Ladakhi Chicken Thukpa

Ladakhi Chicken Thukpa

Thukpa is a traditional noodle soup from Tibet. Aditya Bal shares his own version of a Ladakhi chicken thukpa.
Ingredients :
-> 2 chicken legs
-> 1 onion
-> 1 carrot
-> 5 gm ginger
-> 7 spring onions
-> 3 green chilies
-> Coriander leaves
-> 4-5 cloves of garlic
-> Salt
-> 1/2 lemon
-> 200 ml water
-> 1 tsp honey
-> 1 tsp soy sauce
-> 2 Tbsp olive oil
Method :
-> De-join the 2 chicken legs.

-> Julienne 5 gm ginger. Chop 5-6 spring onions and halve 3 green chilies. Finely chop 4-5 garlic cloves.

-> Heat 2 Tbsp olive oil and shallow fry the chicken till it turns light brown.

-> Now add chopped onion, and sliced carrot to the chicken.

-> Then add ginger, garlic, spring onions and green chilies.

-> Sprinkle salt, pepper and some fresh coriander leaves and saute.

-> Add 200 ml of water and let it simmer for about 2-3 minutes.

-> Squeeze in 1/2 lemon.
Ladakhi Chicken Thukpa
-> Add 1 tsp of soya sauce and 1 tsp of honey.

-> Stir the broth gently and cover it.

-> Let it simmer away for 10 minutes.

-> Remove the chicken from the broth and shred it.

-> Add handful of egg noodles in the broth and cook for 5 minutes.

-> Now add the shredded chicken back in the broth and let it cook for 2-3 minutes.

-> Garnish with some spring onions, green chili and fresh coriander.

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