Sikkim is an extremely faith and diversity state in India, with lovely boutique and great in hospitality. Also considered as India’s 100% organic state with lots of organic food in local Resturants. Food in Sikkim has been strongly linked by both Indian and Foreigner, and in places like Gangtok, there is a growing interest in local organic restaurants which provide 100% Organic Food and Drink. Much of the local cuisine can taste a bit bland if people are used to the spicy food, but the diet in Sikkim receives a good deal of praise for its health giving properties.
- Dal Bhat Dal Bhat is one of the most popular food in Sikkim; you’ll only find this type of food in Nepali Resturant. The basic ingredients of this are rice and lentil soup. It consists of steamed rice and a cooked lentil soup called dal. It is a staple food in Sikkim where Nepali eat twice Dal Bhat in a day. It is composed of white rice (Bhat) and lentils (Dal) and it is typically accompanied by a vegetable curry (tarkari), a mixture of spicy vegetables (pickles) and greens organic vegetable. It is eaten with papadums in a large metal tray. Do find some Nepali Resturant in Sikkim; to have your food experience. If you are not Vegetarian you can also try Nepali style of “Masu Bhat”, Masu (Meat) Bhat (Rice)
2 . Makki Ki Roti aur Sarson ka saagWell, you can’t have good experience in Sikkim without this dish. It is eaten mostly during winters season but you’ll only find in some restaurants around Sikkim. Makki di roti is a bread made from corn flour and is baked on a pan, whereas Sarson ka saag is prepared by first boiling and then grinding mustard leaves and spinach. It forms an indispensable part of the rural Indian diet.
So, do you know the secret behind it because Sikkim is the pure organic state so this could be pure organic too? Do try this one.
3. Nepali style of MoMo
Unlike MoMo you eat in other states, receipt of Nepali MoMo has hidden secret and only Nepali know how to make this. You’ll also get momos are prepared with virtually any combination of ground meat, vegetables, tofu, paneer cheese, vegetable & meat combination i.e both veg MoMos and Meat MoMos. I bet you can’t stop eating here.
Do try it but be sure you’ll go only in local people’s street restaurant otherwise your taste will be disfavor.
Sounds yummy? Trust me, it is.
4. Sel RotiHere you can taste the very famous fast food dish from Sikkim – Sel Roti which is amongst the most loved dish in Sikkim. And is a Nepali traditional homemade, sweet, ring-
Interestingly, this Nepali dish surpasses the financial barriers of rich and poor as it is cherished by all!
Do try this in some rural area of Sikkim, You’ll never find this type of lovely dish in other states. We have also put this is experience section (where you can learn to make it): Learn to make sel roti in 4 hrs
5. Aloo Dum
What all Sikkim gave us: Bhaichung Bhutia and Danny Denzogpa, World’s 3rd highest mountain, Cleanest and green state, peace, and tourism… ehh! Not just this they have given us great organic food receipt too- Aloo Dum is one of them too. Aloo Dum is basically a fermented crepe made of boiled potato and mixing various masala and other great receipts (ohh!! sorry I can’t write secret here). Go eat in some local restaurants you’ll find some best spicy too.
Aloo dum tastes best with Sel Roti (as I showed above), It is one finger-licking dish, my friend, literally!
Why KFC? Even Aloo Dum taste better too!
6. Nepali Thukpa
It’s still not out about Sikkim’s best food but great for the evening meal. There’s the mildly flavored Chicken and Veggie Thukpa found in Sikkim with local style of cooking. You can’t have a perfect evening without this food as a meal.
The vegetables used in the preparation are fairly common such as mushrooms, cabbage, onion etc. You can also enjoy this great taste at home or in Local Resturant. Soups can generally be served through the year anytime and this one of noodles is also good enough for a meal. Since it contains vegetables and chicken, it also gives ample amounts of nutrition. Make it less or spicier based on your personal taste.
Enjoy it with your family and friends. Oh no, enjoy yourself….. Cheer!!!!
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