Sisnu ko tarkari

Sisnu ko tarkari is typical preparation made in himalayan regions of Nepal and India using local Nettle leaves / Stinging leaves or Sisnu. It is spiced with garlic and locally grown sichuan pepper or timur.


  • 10 garlic pods
  • 1 teaspoon timur / Sichuan pepper husks
  • 3 green chilies
  • 500 grams sisnu / Nettle leaf / Stinging leaf
  • 1 tablespoon Corn flour, mixed with 1 cup water
  • Salt


  1. Grind garlic pods, green chilies and timur along with salt and little water. Keep aside.
  2. Heat a litre or more of water. Add wet corn flour. Mix well.
  3. Add garlic paste and bring to boil.
  4. Carefully add nettle leaves. Allow them to blanch. Keep stirring.
  5. Mash or blend the soup.
  6. Serve Sisnu ko tarkari hot with dhindo.

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