Buckwheat fritter (Phapar ko Phulaoro)

Buckwheat is popularly called Fapar in Nepal. It is one of the popular crop grown in the hills or mountain regions of Nepal. . It is healthy and naturally gluten free and has a distinctive taste. so it has lots of health benefits. According to health magazines buckwheat may improve heart health, promote weight loss, and help manage diabetes. The flour of this grain is populary use for traditional pancakes, (Fapar ko Roti), Dhindo and many other delicacies. So here is the receipy of one of the popular dish prepared during Maghe Sankranti festival of Nepal.

On this special festival people from Hindu communities, take holy bath in rivers and ponds, and worship at various temples and relish delicacies like Phulara , yam, roots vegetables, sweet potatoes, delicious feast including sweets prepared by mixing chaku(molasses) and balls of sesame seeds or puffed rice as shown in the video

Maghe or Makar Sankranti is one of the most popular Nepali festivals, celebrate by most of the ethnic group of Nepal at the beginning of the Nepali month of Magh. The festival marks the sun’s transit into Makara (Capricorn) which means the end of the winter solstice and the start of longer days.

Categories: Culinary/Food