One of the most-preferred comfort food, thukpa always warms us up from the insides!
When you think of winters, it’s mostly about the chill that sets in to make you lazier and the thoughts of something warm and comforting instantly starts floating around.
So to keep yourself warm from the insides, you can indulge in a dish from Tibet, which has traveled a long way while leaving an influence on other food cultures too. Thukpa is a tender blend of warmth, flavour and wholesomeness which is just the right fit for winters in Mumbai.
On this note, we’ve chalked out 5 places here in Mumbai which serves thukpa- the comfort food crown prince which is loved by all, especially during this season!
New Sernyaa is the place for you if you feel like eating a home-style Tibetan meal. So if thukpas are your weakness, this place hits the nail right on the head. The classic thukpa here is the real hero which shines through all moods and we can never get over this place. Served in its traditional attire, their thukpa is all about clear soup with noodles, seasoned meat and hearty veggies; although simple, it attracts crowds from all over. So if you're a true-blue thukpa fanatic, your Mumbai visit will be incomplete without dropping by here!
Location: 8, Ashok Enclave, Chincholi Bunder, Link Road, Malad West, Mumbai
Timings: 12noon – 12midnight
Cost: ₹900 for two people (approx.)
A cosy little den of Tibetan delicacies, The Darjeeling is the ultimate place to go whenever you’re craving some thukpa lovin’! This eatery is surely living up to its name because it has brought the true taste of the hills, along with it. Here the thukpa is well-famed; its simple yet packs a punch at every slurp! Try out the Phagsha variant from their menu and we’re sure, you’ll be roped in for seconds.
Location: B-41, Unit 2, Boolani Estate Owner’s Premises, Co-op Society, New Link Road, Opposite Citi Mall, Veera Desai Area, Mumbai
Timings: 1pm – 12 midnight
Cost: ₹600 for two people (approx.)
Yeti- The Himalayan Kitchen here at HKV has introduced South Delhi to the wonders of Tibetan, Nepali and Bhutanese palates and how! Yeti has been our staple, whenever we’ve wanted to devour a hot bowl of thukpa with a side of momos during winters. Go for the Yeti Special Thukpa and the Dry Fried Thukpa to rediscover your love for this Tibetan delight.
Slake your thirst with their Yeti Special and Blushing Mojito and we’re sure you’d be looped in a matter of seconds, once it settles on your palate.
Location: 4, 5th Floor, Rohan Plaza, 5th Road, Near Union Bank, Khar, Mumbai
Timings: 12noon – 10pm
Cost: ₹1,100 for two people (approx.)
Another popular thukpa point, Momomia is a recent addition to the legion of thukpa points in the city! Quaint set-up and delicious comfort food, Momomia serves thukpa which is absolutely lust-worthy and to pair it, get some momos along! Wash it all down with their Peach Iced Tea and we’re sure, you don’t want to miss out on this gem here.
Location: Shop 1, Ground Floor, Saraswati Building, Vasant Sagar, Kandivali East, Mumbai
Timings: 11am – 11:30pm
Cost: ₹300 for two people (approx.)
Known for their hearty portions and authentic flavours, Thotrin Cafe is the place you should be at, to beat the winter chills in a delicious way. They serve only vegetarian thukpa but the blend of the noodles and veggies in the laps of a clear soup, is worth a try. Although the facade of the eatery isn’t too impressive, they have garnered a cult following of thukpa lovers in Mumbai.
Location: Shop 2, Kolivery Village, Opposite St. Roque, Kalina, Santacruz East, Mumbai
Timings: 12noon – 11pm
Cost: ₹650 for two people (approx.)
If we know anything about love, one of the forms would definitely be warm thukpa served in a snuggly bowl, topped with julienned ginger and an assortment of greens.
Visit any of these places for the best thukpas in Mumbai and satiate your cravings with endless servings of this treasured Tibetan delight!