Tagi Khambir

Khambir is a pan shaped, most common local bread, brown in colour with thick crust, made from local whole wheat. It is served mainly for breakfast with butter tea / salt tea. Also known as skurchuk. (Skyur means sour while chuk means mixed with)




  • Wheat flour
  • pul (local baking soda from Nubra Valley)
  • Water


  1. Prepare dough using wheat flour, baking soda and water
  2. Traditionally it is cooded on cast iron plate placed over wood / cow dung stove
  3. Then finished off on the ambers inside, which provides the crispiness
  4. Served with butter and apricot jam