Ema Datshi (Chilli with Cheese)


  • 10-15 pieces green or red chillies, sliced1 ball of local Bhutanese cheese

    1/2 onion bulb, sliced

    2 Tbsp butter

    Salt to taste


  1. Heat butter in a pot with a thick base. To this, add a sliced onion. Saute till it becomes translucent.Add sliced chillies and cook in water.

    Now add salt, butter and cheese. Slow down the fire and don’t mix till the cheese melts.

    When the cheese gets melted and looks creamy, combine everything. Check for salt.

    Serve it with Bhutanese red rice.


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