☕ Butter tea, also known as po cha or gur gur in Ladakhi, is a typical Himalayan drink that includes Nepal, Bhutan, India (especially in Ladakh, Sikkim) and the most famous, Tibet. The main ingredients of the manufacture consist of tea leaves, yak butter and salt.
Butter tea (po cha) is an important part of Tibetan culture. Before work, a Tibetan will enjoy a few saucers of tea butter, and serve it to guests. because the main ingredient in the form of butter, this drink provides energy in the form of enough calories and fit on the plateau. Butter contained can also prevent chapped lips.
According to Tibetan custom, butter tea is gently a little, and each gulp after the host will refill the cup to the lips of the cup. Therefore, guests will not spend the contents of the cup, so the cup will remain fully charged. if the guest does not want to drink, then the thing to do is leave the cup untouched until the guest comes home, then the cup will be emptied. In this way, ethics will be obeyed and the host will not be offended. 🍀🌷🌹
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