Bansh: Bhutanese Dumplings Delight

Dish recipes: Bansh
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Embark on a culinary journey to Bhutan with Bansh, a beloved dish that encapsulates the essence of Bhutanese flavors. These delightful dumplings are not just a meal they're a cultural experience.


2 lbs (about 907g) All-Purpose Flour

1 lb (about 454g) Ground Meat (Beef or Pork)

1 cup Cabbage, finely shredded

1 cup Onion, minced

1 tsp Ginger, grated

1 tsp Garlic, minced

Salt and Pepper to taste

Water for dough


Prepare Dough:

Combine all-purpose flour with water to form a smooth, elastic dough. Allow it to rest.

Make Filling:

Mix ground meat, shredded cabbage, minced onion, grated ginger, minced garlic, salt, and pepper to create a flavorful filling.

Shape Dumplings:

Roll out small portions of dough, place a spoonful of filling, and fold into a half-moon shape, sealing the edges.

Steam to Perfection:

Steam Bansh until the dumplings are cooked through and the dough is tender.


Bansh is best enjoyed with a side of Bhutanese red rice or a dipping sauce. Immerse yourself in Bhutanese culture with each delightful bite.

Bansh goes beyond being a dish it's a celebration of Bhutanese culinary heritage. Experience the warmth of Bhutanese hospitality through these delectable dumplings.