Thukpa is noodle soup prepared with  Vegetables or chicken . tukpa-finalIt is a healthy and  nutritious soup.There are various version of making Thukpa soup but I  tried Sikkim’s speciality Thukpa with Momos. Many times me and my family  tried this Thukpa with Momos .This is a wholesome soup and when we combined Thukpa with Momos its tastes turned out to be awesome.Try this soup which is very delicious and perfect for cold day.


  • Rice noodles/buck wheat/regular noodles 100 gramsmomos-ingre
  • Carrot 1 cup (cut lengthwise)
  • Capsicum ( red,green,yellow) 1 cup(cut lengthwise)
  • Cabbage 1 cup (cut lengthwise)
  • Spring onion 1 cup (chopped)
  • Onion 1/2 cup (sliced)
  • Ginger 1 inch (chopped)
  • Green chillies 2 (chopped)
  • Pepper powder 1 teaspoon
  • Fresh coriander (chopped)2 tablespoon
  • Chicken stock /plain water 4 cupsmethod-tupka
  • Salt to taste
  • Spinach 50 gms
  • Oil 2 teaspoon


  • Boil water in a pan ,add noodles and cook for 2 minutes.Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan , add green chillies,ginger and onion ,stir for 1 minute.Then add carrot , capsicum and saute for 2 minutes.
  • Now add cabbage , green part of spring onion ,pepper powder,salt and chicken/vegetable stock or water and simmer for 5 minutes,and turn off the flame.
  • To serve, first place noodles in a bowl , then add ladle full of hot soup with vegetables into it and topped with momos and fresh coriander leaves

METHOD:     MAKING MOMOS – Chicken /Vegetable

  • INGREDIENTS AND MAKING  DOUGH– Multi purpose  flour 250 grams,1/2 teaspoon salt,warm water.Mix flour with salt and knead a dough with warm water.Cover the dough with damp cloth and leave for 30 minutes.
  • INGREDIENTS FOR CHICKEN MOMOS FILLING -Minced chicken 250 grams,Onion chopped 100 grams,Ginger chopped 2 inch,Black pepper powder 2 tablespoon,Melted butter 2 tablespoon,Green chillies 2 chopped,Fresh coriander leaves 2 tablespoon,Spring onion 2 chopped (optional),Salt to tastetupka-ingred
  • METHOD FOR CHICKEN MOMOS  -In a bowl combine all the ingredients of chicken momos filling and mix well with hands ,so that mixture become soft and smooth.Keep it in fridge
  • INGREDIENTS : FOR VEGETABLE MOMOS FILLING  -Onion 1/2 cup ,Cabbage 1 cup,Capsicum 1 cup,French beans 1/4 cup(finely chopped),Ginger 1 tablespoon (chopped),Black pepper powder 1 teaspoon ,Salt to taste,sesame oil 1 tablespoon,cornflour 2 tablespoon
  • METHOD FOR VEGETABLE  MOMOS ; Heat oil in the pan and saute all the vegetales for 5 minutes and turn off the flame.Now add salt , pepper powder and cornflour in the sauted veggies and veg momos filling is ready.
  • STUFFING AND STEAMING OF MOMOS-Make equal small portion of dough.Roll out dough into 4/5 inch diameter circles.In each piece place 1 tablespoon mi20170104_205103nced chicken filling ,wet the edges with water ,twist in desired shape and seal it.Then steam the Momos for 12 to 15 minutes in a steamer.


NOTE :You can add minced chicken balls in place of thupka-f2momos.For that mix one egg in the minced chicken and mix well.Make small balls of chicken  and put into the pan of  boiling soup and cover the lid for 10 minutes. This is even better from Health point of view because in this we have not used refined flour. But when we are taking out the chicken Ball from Soup then we have to take special care.