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A woman making buckwheat noodles called puta

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  • Puta Making (English )

Tibet and Himalayas: Cereal Dish, Bhutan Cultural Library

Location: Tang

Keywords: Bowl


by Yeshi Wangchuk

Puta is a noodle dish from Bumthang district of Bhutan, which resembles Japanese soba. It is made of sweet or bitter bucket flour. The women are preparing puta on the kangsoel event to serve the guests and priests.

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This resource was provided by Shejun (Documentation of Bhutan's Oral Cultures sponsored by Arcadia). The copyright holder is Shejun (only private uses permitted).

Resource type: Image

Photographer: Yeshi Wangchuk

Photograph Date: 18/Dec/2014

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