Place of origin Tibet
|Region or state Amdo, Kham, U-Tsang|
|Alternative names tsampa Balep, Tibetan Flatbread|
Main ingredients Tsampa, water, baking powder
Similar Bread, Brown Bobby, Fazuelos, Fritelli, Shelpek
Balep korkun is a type of bread that is consumed mainly in central Tibet. It is round, flat and relatively easy to make. The ingredients are tsampa (barley flour), water and baking powder. It is cooked in a frying pan. It has been described as similar in appearance to naan.