It is a flavoured stew that is both consumed as a snack and also as a meal. A lot of vegetables are used in this soup and fermented bread pieces are added to it. One can have a vegetarian and a non vegetarian variant in this too. It's sweet and spicy in flavor and you can add more as per your taste. A great meal for the mountains, as you land in Leh, an elixir for acclimatizing.