In Nepal, customs and traditions vary with one part to another. An agglomeration can be seen in the capital city Kathmandu where cultures, traditions from multiple ethnic groups have blended perfectly. Since the unification of Nepal in the 18th Century, the most happening place of Nepal, Kathmandu has served as the cultural hub. As most of the people practice Hinduism and Buddhism Nepal enjoys different festivals all year around. Along with this culinary aspect also plays an important role in the observation of these festivals.
In 2006, May 18 Nepal was declared as the secular state from the Hindu state. Mainly religions being practiced in Nepal are Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, Jainism, Sikhism, and Islam. Hindus or Buddhists are found to be dominant. Despite the diverse condition, Nepal is maintaining religious harmony from the very beginning.
Foods and Culinary:
There is no distinct cooking recipe in Nepal. Nevertheless, food style is more dependent on the region where people reside by. There is no ray of doubt Nepali cuisines has been greatly influenced by Indian and Tibetan styles of cookery. If you want to taste the authentic Nepali flavor then you should try Newari and Thakai items. You guys may have listened about "Daal Bhaat Power, 24 Hour".It means Bhaat (boiled rice) with Daal (lentil soup) accompanied by a pickle and curried vegetables is considered a staple food in Nepal.
Occasionally, curried meat is cooked during festivals as well as on special occasions. When it comes to snacks or day lunch Mo: Mo dumplings are more popular among Nepalese people. Besides above-mentioned delights, Rotis (flatbread) and Dhido (boiled flour) are also prepared in few parts of the country.
Custom is another significant feature of Nepalese society. It varies in accordance with castes and ethnic communities. They are guided by the primary pattern and methods of religions. As far as marriage is taken into consideration, the arrangements are usually decided by the parents rather than by boys or girls.
Bitter but truth, there are still few communities practicing blind superstitions like shamanism. As Cow is worshiped as a symbol of goddesses hence beef items are not eaten. From the very beginning, the males work outside of house even leaving their motherland and female generally manages the household. However, this scenario is eradicating day by day.
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