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.
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.
Mustang Wings marinated chicken wings with yogurt, ginger, garlic, spices, flavourful.
Nepali Chili Fish was a standout stir-fry with onions, peppers, soy base sauce, spices & herbs.
Chicken Grill marinated overnight in yogurt, ginger-garlic, herbs & spices. Grilled and served with pulau rice.
Mix Vegetable Curry with cauliflower, potato, broccoli, beans, creamy tomatoes & onion sauce.
Mustard Prawns Curry – flavourful dish with ginger, garlic & mustard, onion, tomato and spices.
Tingmo -, tumeric steamed Tibetan wheat bread
Chow Mein Noodles with paneer – Stir-fry chowmein with carrots, cabbage, peppers, onions, ginger, garlic, & soy sauce, herbs & spice.
Sautéed spinach – Fresh spinach saute’ with potatoes, cumin, mustard, onion, ginger & garlic.
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