The state is always famous for the cuisine. Arunachal Pradesh is one of the 29 states of India and is the northeastern-most state of the country and the most important thing is that the state is always known for its taste. Arunachal Pradesh is one of the states of India where the dishes vary within the region according to tribal influence. As you move towards the eastern side of Arunachal, people are dependent on bamboo and other leafy vegetables which are strictly boiledHere is the list of foods from Arunachal.
Everyone who has ever lived in a town in India must be familiar with this one. Momo is a dumpling stuffed with various vegetables like cabbage, potato, carrot etc in case of Veg- Momo and Chicken, mutton, beef etc in case of Non-veg Momo and is extremely delicious. If you haven’t tried it yet please do so soon.
Tsampa is quite simple to prepare; indeed, it is known as a convenience food and often used by the Sherpas, nomads, and other travelers. While traditional tsampa is prepared with tea, sometimes water or beer is used in its place. It may also be prepared as a porridge.
Bamboo Shoot Pickles
Bamboo is very common and popular across the North East and found in almost all the kitchen. Me being far away from hometown, just the thought of bamboo shoot brings back the smell of home in mind. This exotic pickle has got a subtle flavor and crunchy texture, appetizing smell, spicy and tangy taste.
Pika pila is a famous type of a pickle that is mostly made by the Apatani tribe of Arunachal Pradesh. It is a favorite dish of Arunachal Pradesh Food and Cuisine. It is a type of a pickle that is made by using bamboo shoot and pork fat with a little addition of King Chilly. It is hot but not very spicy as to make you feel sick.
Pehak is also a side dish delicacy of Arunachal Pradesh Food. Pehak is a type of spicy chutney that is made by the use of fermented soya bean and chili. The chilly obviously being the King chilly is the main ingredient in this dish as that’s what makes it hot and spicy.