Alu Tama | Nepali Food Recipe | Anup Kitchen

Alu Tama | Nepali Food Recipe | Anup Kitchen

Traditional Nepali Vegetarian Soup – How to & Recipe!


  • 1 cup Black eyed peas (Boiled)
  • 2 Potatoes (Boiled)
  • 1 cup Bamboo Shoots (Tama)
  • 1 Red Onion
  • 1 Tsp. Cumin Seeds
  • 1 Tsp. Turmeric Powder
  • 2 Tsp. Cumin Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Salt
  • 1 Tsp. Red Chili Powder
  • 1 Tsp. Garlic Ginger Paste
  • 2 Tbsp. Oil


  1. Heat oil in a cooking pot.
  2. Fry cumin seeds and onions till it turns brown.
  3. Add Tama (Bamboo Shoots) for few minutes.
  4. Add boiled black-eyed peas and fry another 2-3 minutes.
  5. Add Turmeric, cumin, red chili powder, salt and garlic ginger paste and mix.
  6. Then add boiled potatoes and mix well with the spices.
  7. Then add about 4 cups of hot water and stir.
  8. Cover with lid until it comes to boil.
  9. Sprinkle some chopped cilantro for garnish.

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One Comment

  1. Thank you, it’s so easy to follow your recipes esp when we all live abroad and want to celebrate Nepali dishes and all are amateurs chef haha… Wish you best for the future culinary ventures …..

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