Tsampa – Traditional Tibetan Food – Superfood from the roof of the World
Fast, simple and easy to prepare – mix with hot or cold water, tea, milk, soup, juice and so forth
Easy to digest
Perfect food for trekking, trips, travellers and pilgrims – verified by tibetans nomads and travellers
Satisfy hunger in small amount
Rich in vitamins (K, E, B), minerals, beta-glucan and fibre
Low glycemic index (GI)
Suitable for children and for children puree
Verified for centuries
Tsampa is a traditional staple food of Tibet known over thousand years. It is made of roasted whole grain barley and is very easy to prepare, both at home and whilst travelling, not only in Tibet. It has characteristic nutty taste and smell. Tsampa is healthy and simple to prepare. For more than eight million Tibetans, living in Tibet and around the world, it is national food and along with meat and milk products is basic food. Almost every pilgrim and traveller in Tibet has sock of tsampa on their journey.
Since tsampa is already cooked, one simply mixes it with hot tea, water, milk or soup and so on and that’s it. It is ready. With tea, salt, butter or oil, sugar or cheese tsampa is valuable food.
Tsampa has many options how to make it – salty, sweet, or just plain; as drink, porridge, or dough; hot or cold… It is possible to put tsampa nearly in every food.