Maizhokunggar County Shopping
There are many kinds of valuable traditional Chinese medicinal materials in Maizhokunggar County, such as the cordyceps（冬虫夏草）, Saussurea involucrate（雪莲花）, Fritillaria（贝母）and Rhodiola rosea（红景天）, and so on that can be recommended as the special products for visitors to purchase. What’s more, there are also many other local specialties for visitors to have a taste. Here we list some of the specialties below.
Qiangmudu Tea（强木都茶） is the Tibetan characteristic food in Lhasa. The way to eat it is to put a small amount of Zanba（糌粑）, cheese powder and butter in the bowl, pouring the tea into it and mix all to have a special taste.
Funaizha Porridge（腐奶渣粥） is a special snack in Tibet, and the dried milk residue is called Funaizha.
Cordyceps Fish Balls（虫草鱼肉丸） are the specialty of Lhasa. You cannot miss it in Maizhokunggar County.
Matsutake Braised Tibetan Chicken（松茸炖藏香鸡） is a special dish in Tibet. All the chicken is cut into small pieces, with unique Gymnadenia conopsea（手掌参）, matsutake（松茸）, Tibetan Fritillaria（贝母）, gastrodia elata（天麻）, pepper, and Chinese wolfberry medicinal materials to do the soup, stewed with the pure and pollution-free stream water flowing down the snow mountains.
Herb Safflower（草红花） is also known as safflower（红花）, native to Egypt, but has long been cultivated in places like Pakistan and India. Safflower can be used as medicine, and has the benefits to blood circulation.