Experiencing Gurkha Himalayan Kitchen Restaurant in the Westend

Take yourself on a culinary journey to Nepal and the Himalayas in the Westend neighbourhood of downtown Vancouver. I had the pleasure to taste my way through a selection of dishes on the menu at this established restaurant on Davie in the Westend.

1st dish:

A selection of their Mo Mo dumplings, we had a mix of fried, steamed and Nepali chili with chicken, tofu and lamb so that we could try more and all were so good.

2nd dish:

Mustang Wings marinated chicken wings with yogurt, ginger, garlic, spices, flavourful.

3rd dish:

Nepali Chili Fish was a standout stir-fry with onions, peppers, soy base sauce, spices & herbs.

4th dish:

Chicken Grill marinated overnight in yogurt, ginger-garlic, herbs & spices. Grilled and served with pulau rice.

5th dish:

Mix Vegetable Curry with cauliflower, potato, broccoli, beans, creamy tomatoes & onion sauce.

6th dish:

Mustard Prawns Curry – flavourful dish with ginger, garlic & mustard, onion, tomato and spices.

7th dish:

Tingmo -, tumeric steamed Tibetan wheat bread

8th dish:

Chow Mein Noodles with paneer – Stir-fry chowmein with carrots, cabbage, peppers, onions, ginger, garlic, & soy sauce, herbs & spice.

9th dish:

Sautéed spinach – Fresh spinach saute’ with potatoes, cumin, mustard, onion, ginger & garlic.

10th dish:

Coconut rice

11th dish:

Coconut rice pudding – Traditional and very popular Nepali sweet dish. Made with rice and coconut milk and flavored with cardamoms, raisins, cashews and a gentle spread of coconut flakes.

Gurkha Himalayan Kitchen Restaurant is located at 1141 Davie Street in Vancouver. You can make a dining reservation or call for takeout here at (604) 565-7965 and follow them on Instagram @gurkhahimalayan

By: Richard Wolak