Kathmandu Fear Factor Challenge

An Inside (r) Way to Eating the Buffalo

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$23.00 per guest
Hosted by Purna Maharjan

Highlights

  • Preparing and eating foods considered by many around the world as extreme!
  • Learning to use various Nepali spices and it's effects on cooking various parts of the Buffalo
  • Get to tell your friends and family back home about your encounters with bizarre food cultures!

Inclusive of:

  • 7 items as selected by you from the description list
  • All ingredients and untensils
  • English speaking guide

Not Inclusive of:

  • Pick-up and drop-off service (can be included at additional cost)
5 Out of 5
39 Reviews
Maryna Ulyanava
5
25 Dec, 2018

We truly enjoyed our time with chef Purna and his wife. It was very warm, welcoming and family like atmosphere. Chef Pur...

Danielle Verreault
5
11 Mar, 2018

This was so much fun. I'm generally very shy and a bit awkward to be around, but Purna and his wife made me feel very we...

$US 23.00 per guest
4 hours
1 - 6 guest
Cancellation Policy: Moderate

Full refund available for cancellations made up to 24 hours prior to booking start time.

More About This Experience

Forget momos. Forget dal bhat. Here's a meal that will shatter all common notions of a Nepali diet. Are you ready for it? This is what the Purna's buffalo spread has in store for you: brains, lungs, tongues, blood, intestines, bone marrow and eyeballs. And Purna has also promised that if he can get his hands on some bull testicles (apparently in high demand and difficult get hold of in the markets) he will include those in the menu too! :) And no, Nepalis do not eat these parts for medicinal or aphrodisiac properties. Nepalis eat it simply because they like the taste! While consuming the internal organs of an animal are not a common fare in all parts of Nepal, the inhabitants of Kathmandu in particular simply relish it. The practice of preparing these organs are ancient and stems from the food habits where no part of the animal would go for waste. Purna likes to keep his preparation style and recipes a secret so as much as we'd like to reveal the process here, you'll just have to summon the culinary adventurist in you and prepare yourself to cook a brainy meal. :p Sign up for our Kathmandu Fear Factor Challenge and find out! ;) Note: The guests can choose up to 7 organs for this activity. The list of organs are: 1. Brains 2. Eyeballs 3. Tongue 4. Small Intestines+Liver 5. Lungs 6. Penis and testicles 7. Spinal Cord 8. Blood 9. Tripe bag with bone marrow filling 10. Pancreas 11. Guts List out the seven organs that you want to cook and let us know when you book :) Please note that if you have selected an add on for pick up then we use local taxis.

Additional Information:

  • Exact pick-up location address along with map direction will be sent to your email instantly after booking
  • Be at the pick up location at the tour start time.
  • Be sure to let us know the seven organs you want to cook

Upcoming availability

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Purna Maharjan

A part-time electrician, Purna loves cooking and teaching. With jobs irregular, he hopes that he can make his passion for cooking an income generator to keep his family our of poverty and give his son a good educat...

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39 reviews from people who took this experience

Maryna Ulyanava
5
25 Dec, 2018

We truly enjoyed our time with chef Purna and his wife. It was very warm, welcoming and family like atmosphere. Chef Purna explained the whole process of prepping and cooking of meats. We took an active part in it which made the experience even more enjoyable. Thank you chef Purna and Backstreet Aca... Read more

Danielle Verreault
5
11 Mar, 2018

This was so much fun. I'm generally very shy and a bit awkward to be around, but Purna and his wife made me feel very welcomed and confortable. They're very good cooks! I'm glad I tried it. I would love to cook the brain again!

Piff Parin Nepal
5
13 Jan, 2018

I had a few days to fill in after trekking and came across this gem of a company offering "different " local tours . I made a Torma with a monk, visited a slum, had a ball on the Fear Factor food challenge and roamed the backstreets and alleys tasting Nepalese delicacies. Thank you Kanti and Aarzoo... Read more

US$ 23.00 per guest
39 Reviews