Banshtai Tsai (Milk tea with dumplings)

Banshtai tsai is translated as milk tea with dumplings. The simple banshtai tsai is hot salty milk tea with meat dumplings. However, the traditional ingredients of banshtai tsai can include meat dumplings, lamb ribs, lamb tail fat, rice or millet, also some dried meat (jerky). This hearty meal is mind blowing and considered as a nutrient rich, delicious, filling comfort food especially on cold rainy days. Furthermore, same as chicken soup, elderly believe banshtai tsai with 7 dumplings can be a cure for anything.

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