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Dhindo Thali in a Thakali Restaurant of Nepal
Course Meal
Place of origin Nepal
Region or state Nepal and Neighboring region of Nepal who is culturally link with Nepalese people such as Darjeeling district and Sikkim of India, Tibet, Bhutan, Burma
Main ingredients water, white flour, buckwheat, vegetables, etc.
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Dhindo (Nepali: ढिँडो About this sound Listen ) is a traditional food of Nepal. It is similar to halva, made by boiling hot water and continuously mixing and stirring corn flour and other grains like buckwheat. It is still eaten as a main meal in various part of Nepal. [1]

Method of making Dhindo[edit]

serves two people


  • 1 litre water
  • 250g maize flour / buckwheat
  • 20ml ghee (clarified butter)

Method: Boil the water in a deep container. Slowly add the flour to the water, while stirring constantly with a cooking spoon. Add the ghee and keep stirring the mixture constantly for 5-7 minutes. If the colour of the mixture changes to brown we can be sure that the Dhindo is cooked.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "What is Dhido". http://www.weallnepali.com. Weallnepali. Retrieved 30 January 2014. 
  2. ^ "How to make Dhido". http://www.weallnepali.com. Weallnepali. Retrieved 30 January 2014.