Balep korkun
Alternative namesTsampa Balep, Tibetan Flatbread
Place of originTibet
Region or stateAmdo, Kham, U-Tsang
Main ingredientsTsampa, water, baking powder

Balep korkun is a type of bread that is consumed mainly in central Tibet.[1] It is round, flat and relatively easy to make.[1] The ingredients are tsampa (barley flour), water and baking powder.[1] It is cooked in a frying pan.[1] It has been described as similar in appearance to naan.[2]

See also


  1. ^ a b c d Burdett, A. Delicatessen Cookbook - Burdett's Delicatessen Recipes: How to make and sell Continental & World Cuisine foods. Springwood emedia. ISBN 978-1-4761-4462-7.
  2. ^ "Tibetan Cuisine Milking the Yak - Cheese". CHOW. November 19, 2005. Retrieved March 1, 2015.