Ghee Zamba, Haibei
Ghee Zamba is one of the staple traditional foods of Tibetan peasants. Zamba is the transliteration of “roasted meals” in Tibetan. It is the staple food that Tibetans eat everyday. Ghee is the butter abstracted from the milk. Zamba is made by roasting the qingko barley and grind the barley into powder with a hand milling. When you eat the ghee zamba, prepare half bowl of milk tea first, then put in ghee, roasted qingko barley, sour cheese and sugar in it. Mix them with your finger, pinch the mixture into small pastes, and eat them. Ghee zamba has the flavor of the ghee, the sourness of cheese and the savory of sugar. It is full of nutrition and high in calories. It is an ideal food for allaying the hunger and keeping out of the cold.