Ali Feature Food
Ali diet is like other regions in Tibet, mainly in Tibet food and Sichuan food. However, due to the remoteness, eating in the restaurant is expensive.
Main material: sheep tendon
Xiahe Tedon is said to be the Tibetan food originating from the Gannan
in Gansu Province. With fresh and delicous tast, it has been a famous
dish since Ming Dynasty.
Tibetan Blowing Pork Liver and Lung
Alternate name: Pickled pork liver and lung
Main materials: pork liver and lung
This tasty, cool and appetizing food will be pickled for about one
month. It can be taken at any time you want to eat and also it can be
stored for a long time.
Directions: Slice up the pickled pork liver
and lung after cooking thoroughly. Then add bruised ginger to let it
become cold food.
Tibetan Tuba (Dumpling)
Main materials: Flour, stuffing, etc.
of Tuba: Tibetan tuba is similar to dumpling. Like the Han people
putting coin in the dumpling, there are also pebbles, hot peppers,
charcolad, woolen yarn, etc. in tuba. They represent different specific
meaningss. The peddle means hard-hartedness; hote pepper, sharp tongue;
charcoal, black-heartedness; Woolen yarn, kindess. The Tibetan tuba is
usually enjoyed in December, 29 in the lunar month.
The Tibetan Tuba
is a kind of recreational food, Since there are peddles, charcoals,
etc, in it, please be careful when eating. Spit them out if you get them
and share the indication of the coming year.
Buttered tea is the most typical Tibetan drinks. Ghee fragrant and strong tea and salt taste is very special. For the first time try probably drink not to spoil.
Dried meat is very typical of a Tibetan food. At the end of each year, when the temperature is below zero, the Tibetan will cut the beef and mutton into small pieces for beef and mutton, and the hanging in the shade, let it dry naturally. It will done in the coming February and March.