Ema Datshi (Chilli with Cheese) Recipe


Recipe Servings: two

Prep Time: 15 MinutesCook Time: 30 Minutes

Cook Time: 30 MinutesTotal Cook Time: 45 Minutes

Total Cook Time: 45 Minutes

Bhutan is known for its spicy hot chillies and this is their signature dish served with Bhutanese red rice.
10-15 pieces red or green chillies, sliced

  • 1 chunk of neighborhood Bhutanese cheese
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • Salt to taste

How to Generate Ema Datshi (Chilli with Cheese)

Heat butter in a kettle with a thick foundation. Saute till it becomes translucent.

Add sliced chillies and cook in water.

Add salt, cheese and butter. Slow down the fire and do not mix till the cheese melts.

After the cheese becomes melted and looks creamy, then combine everything. Check for salt.

Drink it with Bhutanese red rice.

Crucial Ingredients: cheese, salt, butter, chilli


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