Beef and Mutton
Beef and mutton are rich in calories, which helps people living on the Roof of the World to keep warm. Tibetans have a custom of eating raw meat. If you go to a herdsman's or a farmer's home, you will see the air-dried beef and mutton hung inside the house or tents. The host will invariably treat you to such meat, which can only be tasted on the Plateau of Tibet.
Tibetan people mainly eat beef, mutton and dairy-based food. They usually don't eat vegetables in the pastoral areas.
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As we all know that beef and mutton are high heat food, which help to live in high altitudes to withstand the cold.
Eat it Raw?
Interestingly, the Tibetan people have the habit of eating raw meat, some herdsmen home, you will see hanging inside a house or tent of the dried beef and mutton, if you go to these houses as guest, the owner will come up with dried beef and mutton to call you enjoy. This flavor can be tasted only on the Tibetan plateau.
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