This is our blog for Famous Foods of Sikkim.
People of Sikkim are mostly the rice lovers. Meat and other dairy products are also consumed.Sikkim has its own unique specific cuisine and food recipes. Here food habits have evolved from experiments from generations after generations.Now a days, Sikkim dishes have become very popular. People from various other parts of India prepare and sell these dishes for their livelihoods.
Major famous foods of Sikkim are –
1.Momo : Momo is a very popular Tibetan delicacy in Sikkim. It is prepared with ground/minced meat filling, but over the past several years, this has changed and the fillings have become more elaborate. These days, momo is prepared with virtually any combination of ground meat, vegetables, paneer cheese, soft chhurpi (local cheese) and vegetable and meat combinations.Momos are taken along with soup and home made chilly sauce. Eight momos which constitute one double are quite filling. It is available in most of the local restaurants.
Thukpa is a noodle soup having vegetables. It is readily available in most of the local restaurants.
Phanghapa is a famous dish from Sikkim. Compared to other curries, it is not so spicy as the only spice used is Chillies. It is lightly flavored, the radish and the pork made a wonderful combination and goes really well with just plain rice.
4. Sael Roti
Sel roti is a traditional home-made, sweet, ring-shaped rice bread/doughnut. It is mostly prepared during Tihar, a widely celebrated Hindu festival in Nepal. It is made of rice flour with adding customized flavours.
5.Niguru with Churpi
Niguru is a local fiddlehead fern and its tendrils when light with churpi (cheese) forms an irresistible dish. Normally not available in restaurants but is prepared as a household dish.
6 .Gundruk – Gudrak are the types of leaves of mustard oil plant. These leaves are decayed for some days and then allow to dry in the Sun. To make this tasty dish, these leaves are then cooked with onions and tomatoes.
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